A mainly bright red beetle with feathery or comb-like antennae, which typically lives under loose bark.
- Family Pyrochroidae: several genera.
- Then we return to Lady Spring Wood, home to the cardinal beetle.
- Rather scarce, the cardinal beetles can sometimes be seen at the edge of woodland, as was the case here.
- This distinctively-coloured cardinal beetle has a somewhat flattened shape and comb-like antennae.
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