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(Maps updated 30th November 2009)
Badister sodalis (Duftschmid, 1812)
Description: A 4-5mm long brownish black Badister with yellow elytral markings. Found among damp leaf litter and moss in wet woods. Widespread.
World Distribution: A European temperate (or Wide-temperate) species (73) distributed from southern Fennoscandia south and east across Europe to Asia Minor, the Caucasus and Iran.
Irish Status: Local and uncommon but found throughout Ireland.