Agonum muelleri

Description

Length 7 to 9 mm. A handsome beetle with a metallic sheen that can vary from golden greens through to maroons and purples in certain light conditions.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Mainly in open places, or under stones and in dead wood.

When to see it

Most of the year

UK Status

Common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 50 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map