This species is larger and darker than Acericerus vittifrons and A. ribauti and is associated with Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus). It was found at a number of sites in southern England during 2010 and is presumably a recent arrival from the continent.
Can be identified by external features at 5-10X magnification.
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Associated with Sycamore.
Late spring to early autumn.
A recent arrival in Britain.
Only recently recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland were it remains uncommon.
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