Mating beetles

Mating beetles

Observation - Mating beetles - UK and Ireland. Description: This pair flew past our lounge window yesterday evening and landed in the border by the stump of an old conifer. At first we thought it was a stag beetle that had flown by, but when we went outside it was this pair of what seemed like long-horn beetles. O

This pair flew past our lounge window yesterday evening and landed in the border by the stump of an old conifer. At first we thought it was a stag beetle that had flown by, but when we went outside it was this pair of what seemed like long-horn beetles. Our guess at an ID is based on browsing The Coleopterist photo gallery.