Tiger Beetle enjoying a sunny earth-bank.

Tiger Beetle enjoying a sunny earth-bank.

Observation - Tiger Beetle enjoying a sunny earth-bank. - UK and Ireland. Description: Vivid green beetle - about 14mm long, purple legs, and creamy-yellow dots on wing-cases.Moves in very rapid spurts, but obligingly stops often.I have only seen them on steep earth- or rocky banks which face the sun.

Vivid green beetle - about 14mm long, purple legs, and creamy-yellow dots on wing-cases.Moves in very rapid spurts, but obligingly stops often.I have only seen them on steep earth- or rocky banks which face the sun.