Mycetochara humeralis

    Alt Name
    Mycetochara flavipes
    Description

    Length about 6 mm. A distinctively marked black beetle with orange ‘shoulder patches’ and appendages.

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    Habitat

    Associated with woodland and sometimes recorded under bark.

    When to see it

    Summer is the time that this species is most likely to be encountered.

    UK Status

    It is a scarce beetle with a national status of Nationally Scarce A and being most frequent in south-eastern England.

    VC55 Status

    Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland it was not recorded in VC55 until 2016.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map