Ground Beetle

Ground Beetle

Observation - Ground Beetle - UK and Ireland. Description: Metalic Green beetle with reddish legs. Have also seen black forms.These have been in my garden in numbers the last few years.Unable to photograph until this one had an unfortunate accident on the doorstep.Any ideas??

Metalic Green beetle with reddish legs. Have also seen black forms.These have been in my garden in numbers the last few years.Unable to photograph until this one had an unfortunate accident on the doorstep.Any ideas??