Dromius meridionalis

    Description

    A 6 or 7mm long red brown beetle.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Well wooded areas.

    When to see it

    Usually seen between April and October.

    Life History

    It is an arboreal species found on a variety of tree species such as Sycamore, Horse-chestnut and Spruce where it can often be located under bark.

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent and widespread in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 26 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map