A dark, blackish rove beetle length about 11 to 16 mm.
A species of extensive habitats on damp but well drained soils. Found in the roots of grass, dead leaves etc.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 54 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