A small (1.6 to 2 mm) dark beetle with deeply ribbed elytra.
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.
Very varied habitats including moss and dung.
Can be found in most months of the year.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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