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Ground beetle - Carabus auratus - female

Ground beetle - Carabus auratus - Female
Edmundston, Madawaska County, New Brunswick, Canada
July 25, 2014
Size: 30mm
Is this Carabus auratus with the cross lines on the elytra?

yeah... nasty developmental problems, apparently
Moved from Carabinae.

This Carabus auratus has been
This Carabus auratus has been found near a potato field, so the pesticide and weed-killer could be the reason for that developmental problem..

Thanks so much V.
Thanks so much V.