Beetle

Beetle

Observation - Beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: Narrow beetle about 5mm long. Reddish colour with dark patch on thorax and dark shading towards the front centre of the elytra. Wings appear to extend beyond the back of the elytra. Fairly long neck (see 2nd photo). Many found on unbellifer flowers by

Narrow beetle about 5mm long. Reddish colour with dark patch on thorax and dark shading towards the front centre of the elytra. Wings appear to extend beyond the back of the elytra. Fairly long neck (see 2nd photo). Many found on unbellifer flowers by the edge of the Kennet & Avon canal.