Ocypus aeneocephalus


    A fairly large brownish rove beetle.

    Identification difficulty

    A species of extensive habitats on damp but well drained soils.

    When to see it

    All year round, but peak time is summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 55 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map