Philonthus debilis

    Description

    A small (about 5 mm) dark rove beetle with short dark brown wing cases.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Under logs and stones and in leaf litter and debris.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread but infrequent in England and Wales, little recorded in Scotland.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were only 6 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map