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Cardinal Beetle Pyrochroa serraticornis

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Uncomon with the comb style anteni.....

Also known as the fire beetle

Latin name: Pyrochroa serraticornis. (Schizotus Pectinicornis)

Size: Approximately 20mms long.

Distribution: Found throughout the UK.

Months seen: May to July.

Habitat: Normally found on flowers at the edges of woodlands.

Food: Feeds on other insects.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:150mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:19 May 2013 - 11:34 AM
Focal Length:150mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/80sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:400
Flash:On, Fired
White Balance:Auto
Title:Cardinal Beetle Pyrochroa serraticornis
Username:Metro6R4 Metro6R4
Uploaded:20 May 2013 - 8:40 AM
Tags:Close up, Insect, Macro, Red, Wildlife / nature
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Ohsleepless1
Ohsleepless1 e2 Member 2Ohsleepless1 vcard United Kingdom
20 May 2013 - 9:34 AM

These remind me very much of the Red Lily Beetle...

Just not so 'pesty' and a much 'prettier' face!

Smile

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Gypsyman
Gypsyman e2 Member 4660 forum postsGypsyman vcard England
20 May 2013 - 9:58 AM

Great Captures Paul. just one of the many Bugs you captured on Camera yesterday. I hope we get to see them all. Eric.

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achieverswales e2 Member 4achieverswales vcard Wales101 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 12:21 PM

Excellent Paul V1 my choice.

Regards

Trev.

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footloose
footloose e2 Member 4footloose vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2013 - 2:44 PM

Top macro work,V1 is great,nice one!
Dennis

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