Omalium rivulare


This is a small (3.5 to 5 mm), mainly brown rove beetle.

Photo ID?

Associated with decomposing material of all kinds, fungi, rotting wood, birds’ nests etc.

When to see it

Mainly recorded in summer and autumn.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 76 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map