A small (3-4mm) beetle. It is very shiny, normally brassy, with reddish brown legs. Elytra with less than 7 strya.
It frequents most dry habitats, including gardens and agricultural land.
Peaking in May
Very common throughout Britain
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 213 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