Bradycellus harpalinus


    This small beetle (4-5mm) can be variable but is generally reddish brown with pale legs and antennae.

    Identification difficulty

    It is found in a wide range of habitats, including gardens, grasslands and woodland.

    When to see it

    Peak from May to September

    UK Status

    It is widely distributed in Britain and often abundant.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 62 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