Bembidion tetracolum


    Length: 5-6 mm. The head and pronotum are dark metallic green, elytra are dark brown but with lighter patches on the 'shoulders' and more diffusely near the apex. Antennae are dark with 3 pale basal segments. The pronotum is strongly contracted to the sharp hind angles.

    Identification difficulty

    Found on almost any open, not too dry, soil - especially near water.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common throughout Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 556 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map