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Common Red Soldier Beetles

Observed: 3rd July 2011 By: olwen_silver
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

These red soldier beetles were on some ragwort which was also covered in Cinnabar caterpillars (I have posted the caterpillars separately with better photos). Would be interested to know if there is any kind of relationship between the two bugs(?)

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Red Soldier Beetle (Rhagonycha fulva) interacts

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I doubt that there is any

I doubt that there is any relationship between the two species.