Spotted on a fence outside an isolated building during the day when this species is usually hiding under stones.
Edit: Changed from Devil's Coach Horse to Rove Beetle.
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... has conspicuous orange sides to its thorax which I can't see on the photo above.
I understand that but they vary in colour , i can almost say for certain it is a rove beetle but its just the type im not 100% sure of your photo i can say 100% isnt a devils coach horse. heres a couple of my photos showing the size of a DCH compared to my ring finger http://beekeepersgarden.wordpress.com/2013/09/27/devils-coach-horse-ocyp...
Agree not DCH.
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