Meligramma trianguliferum - Meligramma trianguliferum
As the name suggest, the markings on the abdomen are rather triangular. It is a narrow-bodied species with a yellowish scutellum.
The species has a preference for quite well wooded areas and hedgerows, and a liking for spring flowering shrubs such as Hawthorn and Crab Apple.
April to September peaking in May.
The species is scarce in Britain.
Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland. The Sapcote record for Meligramma trianguliferum may be the first for Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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