SorrelDendy's picture

Unidentified Beetle

Observed: 27th April 2011 By: SorrelDendy
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aprox 2 inched in length. Brown body. Redish legs. Unknown if it can fly.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which May Bug (Melolontha melolontha) interacts


Sue Hendrie's picture

It can, indeed, fly

& makes a considerable noise doing so. Much prone to crashing into things too!

Sue Hendrie

JonathanWallace's picture

SorrelDendy you are also

SorrelDendy you are also correct - Cockchafer and May Bug are alternative english names for the same species.

Jonathan Wallace