Sunday, 17 April 2005

Meloe Proscarabaeus

Found this unusual beetle:

Long, black beetle Bigger…

A little research revealed that it is an oil beetle, genus Meloe. I’m not too sure on the species, but the Proscarabaeus is most common in the UK and blue-black, so I’ll plump for that one. Though, according to my invaluable book, it’s a big one.

Long, black beetle Bigger…

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