It looks like a Pyrrhocoris apterus that are called "Gendarme" in France but I am not knowledgeable enough to figure it out.
離斑棉紅蝽 (Dysdercus cingulatus)，一種在喜歡在木棉樹附近生活的甲蟲。
big Dysdercus sp. about 35 mm lenght. from Angkor Wat, Cambodia. Please help ID! Thanks!
Nymphs of Cotton Stainer bug
Location: Makunda Christian Hospital campus, Karimganj District, Assam
Date: 29th April 2012
Equipment: Nikon D300s with Nikkor AF 28-105mm lens
Pyrrhocoridae is a family of insects with more than 300 species world-wide. A common species in parts of Europe is the firebug. They are part of the order Hemiptera which are also known as the 'true bugs'. A few are important crop pests. They are called cotton stainers because their red bodies get crushed along with the cotton they eat when it is harvested, and these stains are difficult to remove. Their feeding mechanism also cuts...