Adarrus ocellaris

    Alt Name
    Errastunus ocellaris
    Description

    Length 3 to 4 mm. A distinctive species in which the cells of the clavus have several cross-veins. Note also the pale cross on the vertex and the dark-edged cells at the apex of the forewing. The face is often largely blackish.

    Identification difficulty

    Habitat

    Grassland.

    When to see it

    Adult: May to October.

    UK Status

    Widespread and quite frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map