0
$\begingroup$

I found this bug in my bedroom yesterday. I was afraid that it was a tick so I got rid of it after taking some photos. The bug was found in Denmark and was about half a nail in size. Can somebody recognize it?

enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here enter image description here

$\endgroup$
  • 1
    $\begingroup$ Photos with a less cluttered background may help; from what I can see though, I'm thinking a beetle belonging to the superfamily Scarabaeoidea (dung beetles and chafers -- I think we can eliminate stag beetles) but would like a closer view of the front of the animal (that we can't zoom in for any of the photos is a handicap). Once we get those photos someone else will have a better chance of going deeper (it won't be me; I don't know the Danish fauna of the group I think we see here). $\endgroup$ – Arthur J Frost Oct 26 '19 at 5:40
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you, @ArthurJFrost. I think that the background gives a perspective on the size of the beetle because it is not much bigger than the paint spatter. Do you still think the the pictures should be cropped? I can't take more pictures of the beetle so if you don't think that anyone can determine the fauna from these photos, then leave your comment as an answer. $\endgroup$ – Little Helper Oct 28 '19 at 12:56

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.