Big thighed beetle

Big thighed beetle

Observation - Big thighed beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: Attracted to MV light. You will have to ignore the moth scales attached to it (perils of a lepidopt

Attracted to MV light. You will have to ignore the moth scales attached to it (perils of a lepidopterist's other insect specimens).
When disturbed it could jump in the air perhaps 15-20 cm with an audible click.