Length 2.2 to 3.7 mm this is a small dark brown beetle which is very similar to other members of the genus and requires detailed examination to arrive at the species.
Associated with carrion.
All year but especially in Spring.
Widespread in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 37 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