Epuraea melina

    Description

    A small chestnut brown or red-brown beetle.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Woodland and well wooded areas.

    When to see it

    Late spring and summer.

    UK Status

    Widespread but not well recorded in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 5 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map