A fairly large, dark rove beetle which has a series of five punctures on the pronotum.
A patch habitat species frequently found in dung, but also in more extensive habitats on damp but well drained soils.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 26 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015