Cardinal Beetle – Pyrochroa serraticornis (RSPB Lakenheath)

Description
One of several Cardinal Beetles, this species has a red head to distinguish it from P. coccinea which has a black head.
Habitat
On flowers, trunks and stumps where it hunts other insects.
When to see it
Between May and July.
Life History
It is a predator.
UK Status
Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales…Nature spot

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