Length 4.5 to 6 mm, often with a rather bronzy sheen.
Oak woodland or other areas where oak is found.
Peak period is June to August.
The larvae burrow through the bark of dead trunks and branches of Oak.
Widespread in the southern half of Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 24 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015