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Rhopalid Bug

The rather splendid bug Corizus hyoscyami (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae), on a thistle seed-head.  Not to be confused with the similar firebug Pyrrhocoridae apterus, nor with the rarer Arocatus longiceps.

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading, UK, on 2010-08-01.

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