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    Default Firebug - Pyrrhocoris apterus

    Quite small insects these, but very striking.
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    Amazing insect with amazing colour!

    Did you see it in Reading, or France?

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    I always think that they look like and African mask. They are stunning-looking creatures.

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    In France Catherine, but I believe they are common in England. Yes, when I first saw them, I thought they looked like they had painted faces on their backs Louise.
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