Meiosimyza decempunctata


A small (4 to 4.5 mm.) orange species with the 10 wing spots giving it the scientific name.


Hedgerows and well vegetated areas.

When to see it

April to September.

Life History

Larva live on dead leaves.

UK Status

Widespread in England and Wales though not particularly common.

VC55 Status

Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map