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Pyrrhocoris apterus - Male exhibitionists Images of males that forgot to properly zip up their detract after copulation Firebug,Pyrrhocoridae,Pyrrhocoris,Pyrrhocoris apterus Click/tap to enlarge

Pyrrhocoris apterus - Male exhibitionists

Images of males that forgot to properly zip up their detract after copulation

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  1. Interesting! Posted 6 days ago
  2. Oh, and um...geotag? Posted 5 days ago

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The firebug, ''Pyrrhocoris apterus'', is a common insect of the family Pyrrhocoridae. Easily recognizable due to its striking red and black colouration, it is distributed throughout the Palaearctic from the Atlantic coast of Europe to northwest China. It has also been reported from the USA, Central America and India. It has been reported as recently expanding its distribution northwards into mainland UK.

They are frequently observed to form aggregations, especially as immature forms,.. more

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jan 10, 2019.