Philonthus splendens

Description

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

Identification difficulty
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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map