Fig 1
DESCRIPTION: Up to 35mm in length with chestnut coloured elytron that appears to be dusted with white.  The abdomen has white markings along each side.  Males have large, orange-brown fan-like antennae with 7 lamellae (see Fig 1).   BEHAVIOUR: Dusk flying.  Attracted to light and carrion.  Occasionally swarming. DISTRIBUTION: Common throughout, more so in the South. HABITAT: Woods, gardens and hedgerows. PERIOD: May to June.

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