Ophonus laticollis Mannerheim, 1825

Taxonomy: Adephaga > Carabidae > Ophonus > Metophonus > Ophonus laticollis

Common name: 

Set-aside Downy-back


Ophonus laticollis
Ophonus laticollis


Size: 8-11mm
Basic colour: Black.
Pattern colour: Green metallic reflection.
Pronotoum: 1.4mm times as wide as long. Sides moderately sinuate in front of sharp, rectangular hind angles. Base straight without basal border; disc sparsely punctured.
Leg colour: Brown.

UK Priority Species data collation for Ophonus laticollis.


Status: Very scarce. Local in south and east England and south Wales.
UKBAP Species: Yes
Other notes: Elytra with distinct shoulder tooth, sides slightly rounded, widest at middle, intervals densely punctured; striae not punctured. Wings present.

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