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Common ground beetle ound in scholar green woods

Observed: 25th February 2011 By: B5467486
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Description:

Its a black beetle with a red/ brown tinge to its legs and its body comes in 3 sections, it also appeared to have wings under its hard membrane shell.

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Does not match with B. lampros

Hello pippa_g,
if you look at hind angles of pronotum and pale spot at apex of elytra, a Philochthus is much more likely.