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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map