Ridged Violet Ground Beetle

Ridged Violet Ground Beetle

Observation - Ridged Violet Ground Beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: About 25mm long. Rough elytra and ridges to edges of pronotum suggest C. problematicus rather than C. violaceus. Found in rotten core of a felled tree in Bowdown Woods.

About 25mm long. Rough elytra and ridges to edges of pronotum suggest C. problematicus rather than C. violaceus. Found in rotten core of a felled tree in Bowdown Woods.