sealord : Photo Keywords : beach clean : This 20 mm long beetle was discovered while picking up litter on the Saline Bay beach on Guernsey's west coast. It was seen on the 13 June and again on the 4 July, when it was photographed. Dr. Charles David of the Guernsey Biological Records Centre identified it as a "large Carabid beetle, Broscus cephalotes, that lives at the tideline of sandy beaches, and is predatory on sand hoppers and isopods." Dr. David says that "it has been found where the sand extends above the high water mark at Saline, Vazon, Grande Havre in Guernsey and also in Herm Island."
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