Large ground-beetle in pit-fall trap

Large ground-beetle in pit-fall trap

Observation - Large ground-beetle in pit-fall trap. Description: Three specimens of this Nationally Scarce species caught in pitfall traps set in grassy sward beneath very open stand of c. 20 year old Ash (Fraxinus) planted on former arable field. The common Carabus violaceus also present. Part of the Earth Trust's Inv

Three specimens of this Nationally Scarce species caught in pitfall traps set in grassy sward beneath very open stand of c. 20 year old Ash (Fraxinus) planted on former arable field. The common Carabus violaceus also present. Part of the Earth Trust's Invertebrate Tales Project.