Malthinus flaveolus

This is one small and pretty beetle at 4.5-5.5mm (1/8-1/4in) long and is difficult to find in the field. This one was attracted to my moth trap. Double-click for a closer look.

Malthinus flaveolus

Copyright: Peter Hillman
Camera used: Nikon D7200
Date taken: 29th June 2019
Place: Attracted to moth trap, rear garden, Staffordshire

9 thoughts on “Malthinus flaveolus

  1. Another nice photo with great detail. What is the material it, and the wasp in the other post, are sitting on? Some sort of moss?

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