IF you spend a few hours in the French countryside you are sure to cross some of the meanest looking beetles ever to walk the planet.
But if you have wondered what the different beasties actually are then a great piece by Susan, of the Days on the Claise, website will help you spot them.
Her Big Black Beautiful Beetles article provides detailed photographs, info on where the different bugs live as well as their names in French.
And if you are scared of such bugs I’d read the piece from a safe distance.
Last Updated on 8 August, 2023.