Omalium rivulare


    This is a small (3.5 to 5 mm), mainly brown rove beetle.

    Identification difficulty

    Associated with decomposing material of all kinds, fungi, rotting wood, birds’ nests etc.

    When to see it

    Mainly recorded in summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 76 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map