Grynobius planus


Length about 4 mm. A small wood boring beetle with a dark tan, deeply studded elytra. The last three segments of the antennae are much longer than the others.

Identification difficulty

Well wooded areas.

When to see it

End of April onwards.

UK Status

Fairly frequent and widespread in the southern half of Britain.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 13 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map