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Common cockchafer

Observed: 24th May 2012 By: Barnmead
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

Large brown beetle, about 250 mm nose to tail with hairy legs and 7 fringes on antennae.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Cockchafer (Melolontha melolontha) interacts

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Common Cockchafer

What fantastic pics of the Cockchafer! They are amazing creatures are'nt they. Apparentely years ago people used to catch them and keep them as pets!!!!