Length 8 to 11 mm and uniformly black.
A ground beetle found on dry, sandy or gravelly ground.
Spring and summer.
Mainly feeds on vegetative matter.
Widespread in Britain, but often coastal.
Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 5 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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