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Violet oil beetle

Observed: 31st March 2011 By: PamBarrett
oil beetle
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

PamBarrett's picture

Thank you!

Thank you!

Syrphus's picture

There is a Buglife survey of

There is a Buglife survey of Meloe - see http://www.buglife.org.uk/getinvolved/surveys/Oil+Beetle+Hunt.

M.

TRY

recording wildlife with The Recorder's Year on www.hbrg.org.uk/TRY.html.

Peter Allen's picture

Male

I meant to point out that the kinked antennae indicate a male.

Hampshire Dragonfly recorder
Hampshire & IOW Wildlfe Trust

Anna0289's picture

great

Amazing photo, thank you.