Agriotes pallidulus


This 'click beetle' is about 3.5 to 5 mm in length. It has ribbed brown hairy elytra, often with a darker mid-line, plus a black head and thorax.

Photo ID?

Often in grassland

When to see it

All year round

Life History

Larvae live on the roots of grass

UK Status

Fairly widespread in England and Wales with fewer records from Scotland.

VC55 Status

Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 107 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map