Scaphidium quadrimaculatum

This attractive beetle, related to the rove beetles, was found under a dead log. It feeds on fungi growing on deadwood, and is found from time to time in Wyre when logs are examined in the summer. They are up to 6mm long.

Scaphidium quadrimaculatum, Longdon, 20 May 2017 ©Rosemary Winnall

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