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Meloe violaceus
Marsham, 1802 Male
Family: Meloidae
: 24.0 mm (10.0 to 32.0 mm)
Distribution: Europe to Asia
Ecology: The beetles live on sunny and dry terrain, the larvae live parasitically in the nests of earth bees
Location: Austria, Neusiedler See, Winden
leg.det. H.Mager, 20.V.1972
Photo: U.Schmidt, 2017

Meloe violaceus  (Flickr)