BDeed's picture

Tent invader 3

Observed: 29th September 2012 By: BDeed
Merseyside BioBankThe Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and
BDeed’s reputation in InvertebratesBDeed’s reputation in InvertebratesBDeed’s reputation in InvertebratesBDeed’s reputation in Invertebrates
Carabus violaceus1
Carabus violaceus2
Description:

Sounded like a mouse scuttling across the ground sheet at night!

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

BDeed's picture

Thanks!

I wonder why the name problematicus was given!

nightfly's picture

Not sure Bdeed but It could

Not sure Bdeed but It could well be because its so easy to mistake for violaceus, is that what you meant?

Cathal.

BDeed's picture

In part

could be the ease of confusion and the result of a frustrated taxonomist!

orchid_b's picture

problematicus

I thought it was a joke when I saw that - I call everything problematicus until I i/d it!

Jamie from Briantspuddle