Cardinal beetle

Cardinal beetle
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Pyrochroa serraticornis

The cardinal beetle is a brightly-coloured red or orange beetle. It is approximately 20 mm long. It has a black face. The cardinal beetle preys on other insects and is normally found on flowers at the edges of woodland. The cardinal beetle is a strong flier. The cardinal beetle is bright red; in that way it warns predators that it is toxic.