Red Bug attacking a Ladybird Pupa

Red Bug attacking a Ladybird Pupa

Observation - Red Bug attacking a Ladybird Pupa. Description: A red bug appears to be trying to penetrate the armour of a ladybird pupa on a nettle leaf (Urtica dioica). The pupa is as yet unidentified, but it's probably either a 7-spot or a harlequin.

A red bug appears to be trying to penetrate the armour of a ladybird pupa on a nettle leaf (Urtica dioica). The pupa is as yet unidentified, but it's probably either a 7-spot or a harlequin.