European red-bellied clerid, Thanasimus formicarius  (Coleoptera: Cleridae) - 1322036

European red-bellied clerid
Thanasimus formicarius (Linnaeus, 1758)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: This predatory beetle, Thanasimus formicarius, can eat about three pine shoot beetles daily for up to 3 months. The pine shoot beetle is a destructive pest of pine trees in about 150 U.S. counties.
Image location: United States

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Name: Scott Bauer
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1322036

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, March 12, 2003