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Trichius fasciatus

Observed: 20th June 2011 By: oceanlis2000oceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Bee Beetle (Trichius fasciatus) interacts

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oceanlis2000's picture

Thanks for the ID, first time

Thanks for the ID, first time I've seen it and I can see why it's called the Bee Beetle

Syrphus's picture

This beetle has a fascinating

This beetle has a fascinating disjunct distribution in Wales and the Scottish Highlands - click the NBN map link above. It is something we are lucky to have as a regular garden insect up here, and they have just appeared in the past week or two.

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TRY

recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.

oceanlis2000's picture

Yes I had a look at the map,

Yes I had a look at the map, very special to have the opportunity to see it here in Wales