Ectopsocus petersi

    Description

    Small (1.5 to 2 mm) with conspicuous dark spots on forewings. Males always have wings longer than abdomen (macropterous) but females occur in both long and short-winged (brachypterous) forms.

    Habitat

    Found on very wide range of trees, shrubs and various other microhabitats.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map