Length 5-6 mm. It may not be possible to identify this species with certainty from photographs, as it closely resembles some species often placed in the genus Populiceras; however the colouring of I. nitidissimus does appear to be somewhat different.
It occurs on Poplars, particularly the varieties of Populus nigra.
Adult: June to October.
A species whose range in the UK is not currently well known.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland is not known possibly due to difficulty of identification.
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