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Observed: 12th March 2011 By: dmilner

Beetle with crinkly antennae approx just over 2cms body plus 0.5cms antenna. on pavement in Broadmayne village, 4 miles east of Dorchester.
This photo is not of the one 'I saw but is identical.

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Rob Coleman's picture

Your picture shows an Oil

Your picture shows an Oil beetle - which are are emerging at the moment - coastal SW England is a good place to find them. However, I would suggest caution with identification from a photo of a similar specimen - there are over 4000 different beetle species in the UK...

Rob Coleman