Length: 4-7 mm
At first glance this small, quick-moving little beetle may be mistaken for an ant.
Enoclerus rosmarus is a densely pubescent beetle, with the hairs densest toward the rear of the elytra.
Dillon & Dillon (1972) report that "adults occur on Greater Horseweed in particular." (Horseweeds are Asters in the genus Conyza.)
This species overwinters in the stems of a variety of herbaceous plants, including Sunflowers, Goldenrods, and Brown-Eyed Susans.
Insects of West Virginia