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The bronze carabid

C⁠arabus nemoralis


A large, 2,5 cm, purple bronze ground beetle with reddish pronotal edges. It uses the large curved mandibles to crush and slice through prey, slugs are the favorite.


Forest edge under dead wood and leaves.


Norwegian name: Vanlig jordløper

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a month ago

Oh, that is a handsome beetle. Looks like it could give a decent nip too! Thanks for sharing, Arne.

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Vestfold og Telemark, Norway

Spotted on Jun 18, 2021
Submitted on Jun 18, 2021

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