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Mystery red beetle

Observed: 31st October 2012 By: anna_dudleyanna_dudley’s reputation in Invertebrates

My mum saw beetle (I think it's a beetle anyway) this on a beautiful flower in the "Jardin Botanique de Bordeaux". Any ideas what it is please? It was probably a couple of cm long... I think.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Firebug (Pyrrhocoris apterus) interacts


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Link below

Read all about your sighting on this weblink

anna_dudley's picture

Thanks Chris. This is a

Thanks Chris. This is a better website than anything I'd found. Will bear it in mind for future bug dilemmas!

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Thanks guys. It's so nice to

Thanks guys. It's so nice to get a mystery solved so easily, as I'd have no clue where to start with insects.