Huge longhorn beetle!

Huge longhorn beetle!

Observation - Huge longhorn beetle! - UK and Ireland. Description: Saw this beautiful and spectacular beetle flying around our garden just now - thought it was too big for a cockchafer and reminded me of stag beetles I used to see as a kid in London. Instead it turns out to be this fantastic longhorn! I am SO excited - m

Saw this beautiful and spectacular beetle flying around our garden just now - thought it was too big for a cockchafer and reminded me of stag beetles I used to see as a kid in London. Instead it turns out to be this fantastic longhorn! I am SO excited - my first sighting after 42 years of being an entomologist!