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Seen yesterday in Montgo area of Spain (near coast at Javea, midway between Alicante & Valencia).
Red colour seen when it flies. Spots make it look like a ladybird but body longer and head different colour.
Quite small - about 1cm in length. Seen in heathland.
This is one of the Meloidae, Mylabris - there are quite a few species and I'm not sure which one this is. I'd guess quadripunctata but I'm not that familiar with the group.