Oil-beetle

This beetle I spotted at North Fearns the other day has been confirmed as a male Meloe violaceus  (Violet Oil-beetle):

Violet Oil-beetle

Violet Oil-beetle

It has been reported to Buglife, who, for the third year running, are searching for oil beetles.

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