Violet Oil-beetle

Violet Oil-beetle

Observation - Violet Oil-beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: Based on the Buglife identification document, I'm pretty sure this is a Violet oil beetle and not the similar Black oil beetle: http://www.buglife.org.uk/Resources/Buglife/Oil%20Beetle%20Hunt/Buglife%20Oil%20Beetle%20guide.pdf

Based on the Buglife identification document, I'm pretty sure this is a Violet oil beetle and not the similar Black oil beetle:

http://www.buglife.org.uk/Resources/Buglife/Oil%20Beetle%20Hunt/Buglife%20Oil%20Beetle%20guide.pdf