heathland bug

heathland bug

Observation - heathland bug - UK and Ireland. Description: This large and distinctive black bug is rarely recorded in Norfolk. It flies readily, and is thought to mimic a Spider-hunting wasp (it reveals red/pink flashes on its body in flight).

This large and distinctive black bug is rarely recorded in Norfolk. It flies readily, and is thought to mimic a Spider-hunting wasp (it reveals red/pink flashes on its body in flight).