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Strikingly bright red beetle

Observed: 1st June 2012 By: sparkysparky’s reputation in Invertebratessparky’s reputation in Invertebratessparky’s reputation in Invertebrates

c12mm fortunately not on lilies!

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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ID Information

Just for information the Lily Beetle is somewhat smaller, has a black head and has dimpled elytra.

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Thanks Chris

Many thanks for the correct id Chris - there is a happier gardener in the household!

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Yep, these are quite harmless, look out for the less common black headed variety. Regards Chris.