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Mylabris (Mylabris) quadripunctata (Linnaeus, 1767) 17 mm long Meloidae France,Geotagged,Mylabris quadripunctata,Summer Click/tap to enlarge

Mylabris (Mylabris) quadripunctata (Linnaeus, 1767)

17 mm long Meloidae

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Mylabris quadripunctata is a Blister Beetle that occurs widely in the south of Europe and in Turkey. The 13-16 mm long beetle can be recognized from the orange to bright red shields, the rest of the body being black. The antennae are clearly segmented and broadest at the ends.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Claude CHAVAND
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By Claude CHAVAND

Public Domain
Uploaded Jun 23, 2022. Captured Jun 22, 2022 15:35 in J55G+FJ Bézaudun-sur-Bîne, France.
  • ILCE-7M2
  • f/11.0
  • 1/80s
  • ISO400
  • 90mm