Length: 7 to 10.5 mm. A rather grey looking, slightly hairy click beetle. This is a difficult species to identify and dissection is usually necessary for confirmation.
Damp grassland, marshes, pond edges, etc.
April to July
Larvae feed on grass roots, the adults on grasses, rushes and willows.
Fairly frequent in Britain mainly in the more central areas.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 43 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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