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Pterostichus madidus

Pterostichus madidus, commonly known as the Black Clock Beetle, is a species of ground beetle native to Europe. The Black Clock Beetle typically grows between 14-20mm in length, and is black in colouration, with legs that are usually red, reddish brown, or black. It can be found most abundantly in summer, and breeds during the autumn. It is commonly found in gardens, grasslands, and dry woodland, under stones, in grass, or in loose bark.


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