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Orange and black flying insect

Observed: 12th September 2011 By: s barnett
bug in mealworms

black and orange flying insect. A number of these hatched out in a tub of dried mealworm for bird food. Apologies for poor quality of image.


No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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It looks like a beetle, but I can't get any further than that from the underside alone - can you get a photo of the top side? It doesn't look like the usual mealworm beetle, Tenebrio molitor:

Entomologist and biological recorder