Length 5 to 7 mm. All black body but with red-brown legs. It has a sinuate pronotum with sharp hind angles.
Common in almost every habitat, usually living amongst plant litter but also under stones. Common in gardens and on arable land.
Common and widespread in Britain.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 440 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