What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Do you know whats this bug?
Location: Kerman, Iran
May 27, 2011 7:27 am
I find so many of them in our garden.
Thanks
Signature: MNZ

Firebug

Dear MNZ,
This distinctive European Hemipteran is commonly called a Firebug.  It is in the Red Bug family Pyrrhocoridae and its scientific name is
Pyrrhocoris apterus.  We learned on the British Bugs website that it feeds on mallow and limes.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Iran

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