Red-headed cardinal beetle (Pyrochroa serraticornis)

Red-headed cardinal beetle (Pyrochroa serraticornis)

Description

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Red-headed cardinal beetle (Pyrochroa serraticornis)
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The Red-headed cardinal beetle (Pyrochroa serraticornis) is a common beetle throughout the UK, and can normally be seen between May and July. The adult feeds on other insects, while the larvae of the Red-headed cardinal beetle live under tree bark, where they feed on the larvae of other insects.

Pyrochroa serraticornis is a bright red colour, about 20mm long, with black comb-like antennae.

Tags / Keywords:
  • Biota
  • Life
  • Vitae
  • Eukaryota
  • Animalia
  • Animals
  • Arthropoda
  • Arthropods
  • Insecta
  • Insects
  • Coleoptera
  • Beetles
  • Pyrochroidae
  • Fire-coloured beetles
  • Pyrochroa
  • Pyrochroa serraticornis
  • Red-headed cardinal beetle

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RGB
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Adobe RGB (1998)

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Market Harborough
Province/State:
Leicestershire
Country:
United Kingdom
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Europe
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© 2010 Dave Kennard

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1200 s
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f/8
Camera Model:
Canon EOS 450D
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200
Exposure Compensation:
0
Focal Length:
100mm
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Multi-segment
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On, Fired
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Manual
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Manual
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Manual

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Canon EF 100mm F2.8 Macro USM
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Handheld
Canon MT-24EX Macro Twin flash with home-made concave diffusers

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