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Subject: Found in house, uk
Location: Uk
May 23, 2015 8:01 am
Just found this beetle in my house, it’s may, West Yorkshire, uk, googled and looks like a cedar, but there not common to uk?
Signature: Juzza2

Cockchafer

Cockchafer

Dear Juzza2,
Several years ago we read that populations of this distinctive Scarab Beetle known as a Cockchafer were on the decline, though in recent years the number of identification requests for Cockchafers from the UK is on the rise.  It is possible that it was attracted to lights, which would explain its presence in the home.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: UK

2 Responses to Cockchafer from the UK

  1. How closely related is that to the species of what we call “June Bugs” is that?

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