This is a very small (about 2 mm) beetle. The straw brown elytra have a single large blackish spot.
Although this is a water scavenging beetle, it flies well and has been attracted to light, and recorded on dung.
Summer is the best time to see this species, although it can be found all year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 11 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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