Tuesday, 29 June 2010
Green Tiger Beetle
There are about 20,000 different kinds of beetles in Britain of which I know very few. However, this one is distinctive enough and is, I think, the only bright green one with yellow spots. Look for it crawling over sandy or stony ground. It's about 12-15 mm long and can vary from pale to dark green. If this photo isn't quite in focus then put this down to the fact that the beetle was moving and so was I!