Ground beetle (Carabus sp)

Ground beetle (Carabus sp)

Observation - Ground beetle (Carabus sp) - UK and Ireland. Description: Apologies for the poor photos but I think there's enough there for ID. A beetle found indoors and released outside. Fused wing-cases with a violet edge. Edit: title changed to match revised ID.

Apologies for the poor photos but I think there's enough there for ID. A beetle found indoors and released outside. Fused wing-cases with a violet edge.
Edit: title changed to match revised ID.