Philonthus decorus


    A fairly large (length up to14mm) dark coloured rove beetle.

    Identification difficulty

    Under logs and stones, usually in damp areas.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    Life History

    Food includes small insects.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map