Bug ID?

Hackerman

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Looks a little like a red and black beetle - Anthocomus equestris

Doesn't seem to be a lot of info out there on it. I did a couple quick searches and didn't come up with much.
 

emrldthumb

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Whew, crisis averted, this is about that family of beetle:

Food
chiefly insects but food preferences vary; adults evidently feed on flower-visiting insects and pollen, larvae are primarily predators of other insects
 

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Any bug that cute has to be a beneficial. awesomeness.
 
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