Shewalton Beetle (10)

Shewalton Beetle (10)

Observation - Shewalton Beetle (10) - UK and Ireland. Description: Found in some abundance on a mint plant in Shewalton Woods, near Irvine, North Ayrshire. Reminiscent of a Ladybird in shape, but significantly larger than the common varieties. I have never seen a similar beetle before.

Found in some abundance on a mint plant in Shewalton Woods, near Irvine, North Ayrshire. Reminiscent of a Ladybird in shape, but significantly larger than the common varieties. I have never seen a similar beetle before.