Cock Chafer Beetle

Cock Chafer Beetle

Observation - Cock Chafer Beetle. Description: This quite large beetle (14mm) was observed walking 'drunkenly' across the lawn, often tipping up on its head, and seemingly trying to fly. Opening wing cases, and trying to get out wings etc. Then it suddenly crawled between blades of grass and disappear

This quite large beetle (14mm) was observed walking 'drunkenly' across the lawn, often tipping up on its head, and seemingly trying to fly. Opening wing cases, and trying to get out wings etc. Then it suddenly crawled between blades of grass and disappeared into the ground (sandy soil).