beetle

beetle

Observation - beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: Found on track near rough chalk grassland. Berkshire Downs. Walking slowly over ground. 3 pairs of short legs, but no wings. Approx 12mm long. Three seen. At first I thought it was an oil beetle.

Found on track near rough chalk grassland.
Berkshire Downs. Walking slowly over ground.
3 pairs of short legs, but no wings.
Approx 12mm long. Three seen.
At first I thought it was an oil beetle.