Neophilaenus lineatus - Neophilaenus lineatus

Description

Length 5-7 mm. N. lineatus is identified by the pale line running down the outside edge of the forewing, and by the central, anterior 'plate' on the vertex which is wider than long. The apex of the scutellum is normally dark, and the face has dark transverse lines, and a dark midline.

Photo ID?
Habitat

A grassland species

When to see it

Adult: June to November

Life History

Sometimes overwinters as an adult

UK Status

Very common and widespread throughout Britain.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map