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Casn anyone tell me about this lovely beetle.




Looks like one of the slug and snail eating blue-black beetles.

30 Jun, 2013


I agree - was happy to find one in my greenhouse earlier!

30 Jun, 2013


If it's about 3 - 4 cm long, then it's violet ground beetle, which, as has been said, is a predator of little slugs. More power to its efforts!

30 Jun, 2013


Thank you all. I shall try to tread carefully as I would hate to squash this helpful fellow. He is beautiful. He will be my best friend if he eats slugs.

1 Jul, 2013

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