Oil Beetle

Oil Beetle

Observation - Oil Beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: Length about 30mm. The first Oil Beetle I have ever seen and it looks like it might be the rare Meloe rugosus? Found in short mown calcareous grassland.

Length about 30mm. The first Oil Beetle I have ever seen and it looks like it might be the rare Meloe rugosus? Found in short mown calcareous grassland.