What Beetle or Bug Is It?
Here are a few of the beetles and bugs you might discover in your school grounds, streets, gardens or parks. Like other insects, beetles and bugs have 6 legs. Have a look and see if you discover what beetle or bug you have seen. NB This page is currently being updated
Seven Spot Ladybird – Learn more about the Ladybird lifecycle here
Lesser Stag Beetle
Greater Stag Beetle
Black-Tipped Soldier Beetle
Thick Legged Flower Beetle
Maybug or Cockchafer
Dock Bug – Found on the leaves of dock plants. (Ladybird alongside shows size)
Froghopper – Its larvae create the froth (often called cuckoo spit) that you might find on plants.