June Beetle (Polyphylla fullo)

Hurt no living thing;
Ladybird, nor butterfly,
Nor moth with dusty wing,
Nor cricket chirping cheerily,
Nor grasshopper so light of leap,
Nor dancing gnat, nor beetle fat,
Nor harmless worms that creep.
Christina Rossetti

1 comment:

Seasonal Soundings said...

Looks like a type of stag beetle to me!
Janie