One of the larger black rove beetles. Detailed examination is needed for a safe id.
Various habitats including gardens and post-industrial ground.
May to November.
Widespread and possibly increasing in Britain.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 23 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
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015