An almost black looking rove beetle of 9 to 10 mm.
This is a large genus and many species are difficult to identify without detailed examination. A red box around the image indicates that we think it is likely to be this species but can't be 100% certain
Spring to autumn.
Associated with cattle dung.
Widespread and fairly frequent over much of Britain.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 212 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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