Beetles on wild parsnip
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I think we discussed this one on the first prototype of iSpot - these are Rhagonycha fulva, aka Bloodsuckers, aka Hogweed Bonking Beetles.
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I would agree, Rhagonycha fulva, I know them as Soldier Beetles or Bonking Beetles.
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Lat/Lng: 51.7, -0.7
OS grid ref: SP9009