Common red soldier beetle

The common red soldier beetle will grow up to a centimetre. Nearly all their body is coloured red yellowish. Only the last bit of the elytra is black. These beetles are active during the daylight hours, when they will hunt mostly for small insects on top of flowers.

Vlaardingen (Netherlands) – July 2011

Common red soldier beetle

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “Common red soldier beetle

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s