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18/07/2013 at 23:31

Hello,

 

Does any one know what this bug is called?

 

Thanks

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27811.jpg?width=306&height=350&mode=max

 

19/07/2013 at 00:36

Might be a Cardinal beetle, but it seems we're looking at it from underneath and I'm not sure I've ever seen one from that angle!

19/07/2013 at 06:37

http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/species/red-headed-cardinal-beetle

Looks like a Cardnal beetle to me too - a definite goodie in the garden 

19/07/2013 at 09:04

Thanks for your replies. Here is another photo

http://s3.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/27822.jpeg?width=640&height=350&mode=max

 

19/07/2013 at 09:18

Just found this on red solider beetles, looks like the same - http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species/common-red-soldier-beetle

 

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