Corticarina minuta

Description

A tiny beetle measuring only about 1.5 mm. 

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

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.

Habitat

May be found in moss, leaf litter, flood debris etc.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales.

VC55 Status

Quite frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map