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Vio grd beet young

Observed: 10th August 2011 By: spacemouses
vio grd beet young

Violet Ground Beetle. I have seen them before with what I feel pretty sure of, their young being carried about. Am I correct? This one had a couple of dozen on her(?). They were very fast to get back on if they fell off! (All returned safely to peatstack after a few pics)

Species interactions

No interactions present.


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Beetles and Mites

Not so sure about confirming the species but the things on the back are likely to be mites quite common on Grond Beetle


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