Philonthus splendens

    Description

    Length up to 16 mm. A rather large dark brown species.

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    Habitat

    Associated with dung and old carcases.

    When to see it

    Spring to autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 41 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map