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Red and Black Bug

Observed: 31st July 2011 By: kcf32
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course completeShropshire Wildlife Trust
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Description:

Red and black bug in the "weeds" in a field of cereal

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Corizus hyoscyami interacts

Comments

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Firebug?

Thanks for your suggested identification. However, the markings on this bug do not match those of the Firebug as shown on British Bugs website. They both have the black circle on the elytra but this bug has red on its head and scutellum whereas the Firebug is black.

Keith

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Thanks

Thanks Keith entered mistakingly The post below corrected it and I agreed with your original ID . Always a good find

Best Wishes

WLR

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