A Beetle

A Beetle

Observation - A Beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: Beetles crawling over a dry chalk bank in vicinity of Horseshoe Vetch, Creeping Cinquefoil, etc. Some (females ?) have abdomen extending well beyond elytra and with pale transverse bands on underside of abdomen

Beetles crawling over a dry chalk bank in vicinity of Horseshoe Vetch, Creeping Cinquefoil, etc. Some (females ?) have abdomen extending well beyond elytra and with pale transverse bands on underside of abdomen