A medium-sized (8.5 to 12 mm) ground beetle which may be green or black in colour.
Often found on dry or gravelly ground with sparse vegetation such as post industrial sites.
March to September, peaking from April to June.
Widespread but local in England and Wales.
Very localised in Leicestershire and Rutland probably due to its preferred habitat. There were a total of 34 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