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The Streaked Bombardier beetle, Brachinus scopeta, photographed by Valcarcel

The Streaked Bombardier beetle, Brachinus scopeta, photographed by Valcarcel

Brachinus sclopeta is a rare beetle, native to the UK.  It is the featured ‘Bug of the Month’ on BugLife, you can read more about it *HERE*.   It is closely related to the  Brachinus crepitans, the Common Bombardier, which despite its name is also rare.

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