Catops grandicollis


    This is a dark grey coloured round fungus beetle.

    Identification difficulty

    Can be found in Carrion and rotting vegetable matter. Prefers more open, non woodland habitats.

    When to see it

    All year peaking in spring and summer.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 15 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