Pachyprotasis rapae

    Description

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

    Photo ID?
    Habitat

    Various

    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