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Phosphuga atrata?

Observed: 18th April 2011 By: Anna0289
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Phosphuga atrata
Phosphuga atrata 1
Phosphuga atrata 1 2
Description:

Didn't have my good camera with me so photos are terrible. The point at the end of the body is the wings which are not fully retracted. Brown colour suggests it is a young beetle. approx 10mm.

Identifications
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    Likely ID
    A Carrion beetle (Phosphuga atrata)
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.