Length 2.5 to 4.5 mm. A small black rove beetle with short dark brown elytra.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in England and Wales.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 125 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