to Geotrupes stercorarius (Dor Beetle) this
large beetle is most often seen flying at dusk and
remains hidden during the day. Most members of the Geotrupidae
group are dung feeders, burrowing underneath a food
source and filling the shafts with dung for their larvae
to feed on. They are relatively common throughout their
range, but as mentioned, G. spiniger and G.
stercorarius are virtually identical. This adult was
actually found on the site of the proposed new Sherwood
Forest Visitor Centre in mid-October 2012.