Length 9 mm. The wing cases and the tip of the abdomen are orange-brown, everything else being black.
Under bark, and in situations associated with rotting wood, or compost.
Best from April to September.
Widespread in England and Wales, less well recorded elsewhere in Britain.
Fairly frequent but sometimes local in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 39 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
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