Lymexylon navale is an extremely slim beetle and is usually between 6 and 12 mm. The elytra are slightly shorter than the abdomen.
Associated with woodland or other well wooded areas where the larvae develop within a range of trees.
The larvae develop in hardwood.
An uncommon beetle in Britain it is which is currently designated as RDB2 (vulnerable).
Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. The Cropston record of 3rd July 2017 is the first record of this species in VC55.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records:
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015