SU3005 : Scarab beetle on silver birch timber, Hollands Wood, New Forest

taken 11 years ago, near to Bank, Hampshire, Great Britain

Scarab beetle on silver birch timber, Hollands Wood, New Forest
Scarab beetle on silver birch timber, Hollands Wood, New Forest
I'm not an insect expert, but reckon that this is some kind of scarab beetle. It has the broad serrated front legs that are well-adapted for digging. This specimen was moving very slowly on top of a pile of cut silver birch trunks.
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Monday, 23 October, 2006   (more nearby)
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Monday, 23 October, 2006
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Insects > Insects   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 305 055 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:50.8933N 1:34.0879W
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