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Oil beetle- mating (?)

Observed: 22nd April 2011 By: HenHen’s reputation in Invertebrates
oil beetle_mating_exmoor
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? M violaceus

Pronotum shape looks like M. violaceus. Fascinated by all the tiny flies on the two beetles.

Hampshire Dragonfly recorder
Hampshire & IOW Wildlfe Trust