Quedius levicollis


A dark, blackish rove beetle – length about 11 to 16 mm.

Identification difficulty

A species of extensive habitats on damp but well drained soils. Found in the roots of grass, dead leaves etc.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 54 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map