Medium sized black beetle (c1.5cm long) found on vegetation near semi ancient wood.
No interactions present.
This one has a rather gruesome way with snails, see the account on the Watford Coleoptera Group site:
Entomologist and biological recorder
Thanks for the link and ID Martin. I don't think much of this species eating habits! Very gruesome.
Lat/Lng: 53, -3
OS grid ref: SJ329452
Large organic farm. Beetle found near semi ancient woodland.