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cardinal beetle Line breaks: car|dinal bee¦tle

Definition of cardinal beetle in English:


A mainly bright red beetle with feathery or comb-like antennae, which typically lives under loose bark.
  • Family Pyrochroidae: several genera
Example sentences
  • 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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