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Violet Ground Beetle

Carabus violaceus


The species are brown. Adult beetles are usually 20–30 mm (0.8–1.2 in). Adult beetles do not fly.


The species can be found in forests, parks, and gardens. Both adults and larvae feeds on slugs, snails, worms and insects (presumably weevils).


Fast moving, like to hide.

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Charnwood, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jul 29, 2013
Submitted on Jul 29, 2013

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