Help with Identification

John Williams John.newsgroups at
Sat Jun 30 15:44:19 EDT 2001

Thanks for the link Doug but it was definitely red with black spots not

Thanks again

"Doug Yanega" <dyanega at> wrote in message
> >It is rather like a large ladybird - red with black spots quite small
(3 -4
> >cm I would guess) and rounded wings, most peculiar.  I have not had
> >to get close-up yet so am unable to give you much more to go on.
> >
> >They a quite numerous at about 7 - 8 am (when I am walking the dog) but
> >in the evening.  They appear to be very interested in the tops of long
> >grasses.  Oh yes the place is Bristol in England (that might help a
> Maybe a Zygaena? Look at
> and see if
> that is similar.
> --
> Doug Yanega        Dept. of Entomology         Entomology Research Museum
> Univ. of California - Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521
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