Minotuar Beetle

Posted: June 13, 2016 in Insects, Natural History
Minotaur Beetle

Minotaur Beetle

The Minotaur beetle is a large black dung-beetle of grassland which feeds primarily on rabbit droppings. The males have horns which they use to defend their nest.


This male was seen on my recent trip to Minsmere in Suffolk

  1. Sally says:

    Now that’s one amazing beetle! It would give me pause if it turned up in my garden. :-0 How big do they get?

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