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Cardinal beetle Ready to take off, my shutter and I where right on time. Geotagged,Netherlands,Pyrochroa serraticornis,Red-headed cardinal beetle,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Cardinal beetle

Ready to take off, my shutter and I where right on time.

    comments (4)

  1. Very interesting shot, the inside of the under wings almost look like tin foil! Posted 20 days ago
    1. You are right about the color of. his under wings Ferdy, I didn't notice. Posted 19 days ago
  2. Wow, nice capture, Paul! Posted 19 days ago
    1. Thank you Jivko. Posted 19 days ago

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The red-headed or 'common' cardinal beetle (Pyrochroa serraticornis) is a red to orange beetle in the Pyrochroidae family.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Paul Dirksen
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By Paul Dirksen

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Uploaded May 15, 2020. Captured May 15, 2020 14:55 in Knardijk, 8239 Lelystad, Netherlands.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO160
  • 560mm