23 juin 2010

Pyrochre serraticornis

Pyrochroa serraticornis

Le Cardinal
Tête et pronotrum entièrement rouges

Red-headed cardinal beetle

Also toxic - Predates on other insects: Adults take flying insects from flowers and leaves, the larvae feed on larvae of other decaying wood-feeding insects living under the bark of broadleaved trees.


La larve:
 

2 commentaires :

  1. I will be much more observant in my garden next year looking at beetles, just wish I could take good close ups. Great photos. Diane

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  2. J'avais loupé ce post !
    Il ressemble au criocère !!!

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