A very small greyish beetle being only about 2 mm long, the elytra are deeply ridged.
Under rotting plants, in manure, on carrion and fungi.
All year but especially in spring and summer.
Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales, less well recorded in Scotland.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 30 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
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