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Black and Red Beetle

Observed: 17th September 2011 By: BlackWolfBlackWolf’s reputation in InvertebratesBlackWolf’s reputation in Invertebrates

Tiddesley Wood Nature Reserve, Near Pershore, Worcestershire

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Corizus hyoscyami interacts


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It's a bug

It's a bug, rather than a beetle. You can tell because it's wing cases cross over, rather than meeting in a T shape like they do on a beetle. If you can see the mouthparts, the bugs have a sucking proboscis and the beetles have biting jaws.
For more info about this pretty bug see

Sarah West
OPAL Community Scientist
Yorkshire and Humber