Soldier Beetle (?Sp) on umbellifer
   

Actual size 10mm, Leighton Moss, Lancashire, UK

Canon EOS 300D and MP-E 65mm f/10, 1/160 with multiple fill in flash.

A soldier beetle of the Cantharis genus. Soldier beetles are primarily predators - feeding on other insects


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