Common name: Devil’s Coach-horse Latin name: Staphylinus olens Family: Rove beetles (Staphylinidae) Seen: April to October This photo Location: Duckpool, Cornwall
Common name: Thistle Tortoise Beetle Latin name: Cassida rubiginosa Family: Leaf and flea beetles (Chrysomelidae) Seen: March to September This photo Location: Marsland valley, Cornwall and Devon county boundary
Common name: False Ladybird Latin name: Endomychus coccineus Family: False Ladybirds (Cucujoidea >> Endomychidae) Seen: April to July This photo Location: Marsland valley, North Cornwall and Devon county boundary
Common name: A Sexton or Burying beetle Latin name: Nicrophorus humator Family: Carrion beetles (Silphidae) This photo Date: 17 March Location: Marsland valley, North Cornwall and Devon county boundary
Common name: 7-spot Ladybird Latin name: Coccinella septempunctata Family: Ladybirds (Coccinellidae >> Coccinellinae) This photo Date: 23 July Location: The Lizard, Cornwall
Common name: Sulphur Beetle Latin name: Cteniopus sulphureus Family: Comb-clawed beetles (Alleculidae) This photo Date: 8 July Location: Glanville’s (Pennans) Field, Penhale, Perranporth, Cornwall
Common name: Soldier Beetle or Sailor Beetle or ‘bloodsucker’ or ‘bonking beetle’ Latin name: Rhagonycha fulva Family: Soldier Beetles (Cantharidae) Seen: March to October Date: 30 June Location: garden, Marsland valley, Cornwall
Common name: Poplar Leaf Beetle or Red Poplar Leaf Beetle Latin name: Chrysomela populi Family: Leaf Beetles (Coleoptera >> Chrysomelidae) Seen: April to October Date: 26 June Location: Braunton Burrows, Devon
Common name: Wasp Beetle Latin name: Clytus arietis Family: Cerambycidae Date: 15 June Location: garden, Marsland valley, Cornwall
Garden Chafer (Phyllopertha horticola).
Black-spotted Longhorn Beetle (Rhagium mordax).
Cockchafer or May Bug (Melolontha melolontha).