Cyphon palustris

    Description

    A small (approx. 3.3 mm) reddish brown marsh beetle.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Favouring damp habitats such as pond margins and wet meadows.

    When to see it

    Late May to August.

    UK Status

    Widespread but local in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequently recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland, although analysis in Warwickshire suggests the species may be increasing in the Midlands area. There were approximately 5 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map