| Carabus morbillosus alternans Palliardi, 1825|
| Taxonomical Classification: Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Coleoptera / Carabidae |
| Great ground beetle Bunittien|
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This ground beetle releases foul smell (similar to animal dung) when threatened. The exoskeleton is a metallic bronze colour with violet and pink reflections, possibly serving as a warning to potential predators indicating that the beetle is not palatable. This beetle hides under rocks and logs, emerging to hunt soft-bodied invertebrates such as earthworms and caterpillars.
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