A dark grey beetle only 2 or 3 mm long.
Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.
Areas containing Broom.
Peak time for this species is May to July.
The larvae feed on the seeds of Broom.
Widespread in the southern half of Britain.
Occasional, though possibly under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015