correct ID is Cryptocephalus aureolus or hypochaerides , thanks very much Greg , the first appearance of the 'Thick leg' Beetles and several Harlequin Ladybirds , along with three species that I am struggling with ID for , but more of them later . Beginning to feel like I've forgotten what an Adder looks like , I moved on to the Greensand Ridge . Whilst looking for reptiles , I also checked the Dormouse boxes , expecting as usual at this time of
Now IDd as Cryptocephalus bipunctatus or biguttatus , both of which are rare . Thanks to Greg .
Now IDd as Dascillus cervinus .
Many thanks to Phil / Sharp by Nature for identifying this one as one of the Click Beetles Athous Haemorroidalis , apparantly abundant - piles of them ! His joke , not mine . Cheers Phil .