Badister bullatus

    Description

    Length 5 to 6.5 mm. It has a black head, bright orange-brown pronotum and orange-brown elytra with black markings. The scutellum is black.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Found in moss or litter in a variety of habitats including ditches, banks, woodland and gardens

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map