Denticollis linearis


Length 9 to 13 mm. Although a variable species, the pronotum is always orangey red. The elytra can be various shades of brown and have pitted rows down their length.

Photo ID?

Various habitats from meadows to wooded areas.

When to see it

Peaking in summer

Life History

The larvae are found mainly under loose bark, and pupate in spring

UK Status

Common in England and Wales but scarcer in Scotland.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 39 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map