Less than one inch in length and obviously dead. Main feature was the depth of blue / violet on its front abdomen.
What are the white egg-like dots?
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The white dots are mites. These are commonly found on Dor Beetles which gives the beetle it's other common name of 'lousy watchman.'
Lat/Lng: 54.571, -3.0571
OS grid ref: NY317200
On High Rigg, near Thirlmere