Anthicus antherinus

    Description

    A small (3 to 3.5 mm) black and rust red beetle.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Open habitats and grassy places.

    When to see it

    Has been recorded in most months of the year but peak times seem to be April-May and September-November.

    UK Status

    Mostly recorded from the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequently recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 6 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map