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The Bee Beetle (Trichius fasciatus) is a beetle in the Scarabaeidae family.

This beetle is very distinctive, it has evolved to look like a bee, which very few other beetles have done, apart from the Wasp Beetle (Clytra arietis), which is much slimmer, and not as near as hairy as the bee beetle is. The elytra ranges from pale yellow to orange. This species is rare in Britain, and flies from May-July.

Bee Beetle TL

When the Bee Beetle is active