Cardinal Beetle – Pyrochroa serraticornis (RSPB Lakenheath)

One of several Cardinal Beetles, this species has a red head to distinguish it from P. coccinea which has a black head.
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