2.5 to 3.5mm. Strongly convex above, shape broadly oval and colouration dark, almost black with contrasting pale pronotal and elytral margins. Distinguished from our other species by the form of the mesosternum; the sharply-declined part in front of the coxae is at most slightly raised medially but lacks any transverse or longitudinal keels.
Other Anacaena species.
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All year, but mainly encountered from mid-April to November.
Common and widespread in Britain.
Common and widespread in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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