Bug -1st May Epping Forest

Bug -1st May Epping Forest

Observation - Bug -1st May Epping Forest. Description: About 10-12mm long (photo is on the thumb of my 4 year old daughter), large mandibles, back seems encrusted with black lattice over the top of a sandy brown underside - not a flat pattern. last part of abdomen sandy brown - searched beetle books to no ava

About 10-12mm long (photo is on the thumb of my 4 year old daughter), large mandibles, back seems encrusted with black lattice over the top of a sandy brown underside - not a flat pattern. last part of abdomen sandy brown - searched beetle books to no avail!