Length 4.5 to 6 mm. A genus of three rather variable species, with short wings and a broad outline, difficult to separate. S. sordidus normally has lateral dark lines on the front part of the vertex, curved near the front margin, but no central transverse streak.
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Damp grassy places.
It seems to be widespread in Britain, but identification is difficult.
Not commonly recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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