Athous haemorrhoidalis (Garden)

Description
Approximately 15 mm long, this brown beetle has elytra covered in fine brown hairs.
Habitat
Found in hedgerows and meadows. The adults can be found on various types of vegetation.
When to see it
May to August.
Life History
Like all click beetles, it can flick itself into the air when laid on its back – an action which makes a click sound. The larvae feed on roots and can become a pest of root crops.
UK Status
Common throughout Britain

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