A small (3 to 3.5 mm) black and rust red beetle.
Open habitats and grassy places.
Has been recorded in most months of the year but peak times seem to be April-May and September-November.
Mostly recorded from the southern half of Britain.
Infrequently recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 6 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