Subject: What is this bug
Location: North Israel
November 29, 2013 8:45 am
Pls help me identify this bug
Signature: R.S Shorrosh

Firebug

Firebug

Dear R.S. Shorrosh,
Your insect is a Red Bug,
Pyrrhocoris apterus, and it is commonly called a Firebug.  According to TrekNature, it “is a common bug in Israel. Its an Euro-Siberian species.  It can be found all over the Mediterranean region in Israel in high densities. It feeds of fruit juice and dead insect haemolymph.”

Location: Israel

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