There are over 4000 species of beetle found in Britain, Ireland and surrounding islands. This website allows you to find out more about these fascinating insects, and provides a gateway for you to submit and manage your beetle records.

In this website you will find:

More information about BEETLES and how to tell them apart from other insects.

A collection of beetle images in a PHOTO GALLERY to help you check your identifications.

A list of RESOURCES for the student of beetles, including books and other websites.

Information on BEETLE RECORDING and where to submit your records.