A large (16-23mm) granulate bronze, green or black predatory beetle.
Wet fields, river margins, lakeshores and light woodland.
All year round.
Widespread in much of Britain but never really common.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 53 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