Completely reddish-brown. Pronotum rather broader than long, with coarse and very dense punctures; sides of the pronotum set apart as a fine line, weakly notched, with a small broad tooth at the rear corner; front angles not conspicuous. Temples behind the eyes short with a tuft of hairs, sharply right-angled to the neck. Elytra with closely-spaced striae with punctures that alternate stronger and very fine and with very fine prostrate hairs. Length 5.0-5.5 mm. Larvae and adults carnivorous in red rotting wood of birch, alder and sycamore. An extremely rare relict species of ancient woodland; collected several times from Finland and Sweden and in 1950 from Slovakia (Greater Fatra mountains, Harmanec municipality).
...brunneus (Gyllenhal, 1808)