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Observed: 13th July 2008 By: Jonathan
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Beetles on wild parsnip 13-07-2008 10-02-56
Description:

Beetles on wild parsnip

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Species interactions

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Species with which Beetles on wild parsnip (Rhagonycha fulva) interacts

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soldier beetle

I think we discussed this one on the first prototype of iSpot - these are Rhagonycha fulva, aka Bloodsuckers, aka Hogweed Bonking Beetles.

Martin Harvey
Biodiversity Observatory

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Entomologist and biological recorder

Jon Storey's picture

Rhagonycha fulva

I would agree, Rhagonycha fulva, I know them as Soldier Beetles or Bonking Beetles.

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University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)