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Very quick moving, brightly coloured beetle

Observed: 21st August 2012 By: AndyG
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Description:

Fast moving, colourful beetle. 6-7mm long, brightly metallic green head/pronotum, much darker elytra with coppery patterning. Found on dry ground in a garden.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

grant burleigh's picture

Anchomenus vs. Bembidion

Is Anchomenus generally quicker moving than Bembidion, to the point of being a diagnostic criterion?

altus silva's picture

Never noticed a difference in speed

Large Bembidion species can run quite fast, too.