Hygronoma dimidiata

    Description

    Length 3mm. Distal half of elytra yellow. Legs yellow. First four antennal segments yellow, the rest darker. Top of head and pronotum flattened.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    Unless identified by a recognised expert, the specimen should be keyed under a microscope and the distinguishing features noted.

    Habitat

    Associated with large grasses and bulrushes, they can often be found in the leaf sheaths in winter. Also under decaying vegetable matter in the same localities.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in England and Wales. Few records from northern Scotland.

    VC55 Status

    Common.

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