A 6 or 7mm long red brown beetle.
Well wooded areas.
Usually seen between April and October.
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.
Fairly frequent and widespread in the southern half of Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 26 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015