Pachyprotasis rapae - Pachyprotasis rapae


Length: 7-10 mm. The adult is black and a creamy yellow with strikingly marked head and thorax.

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When to see it

May to July

Life History

The nocturnal larvae feed on the leaves of various plants such as Figwort and Ash

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain

VC55 Status

Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map