Agrilus laticornis


    Length 4.5 to 6 mm, often with a rather bronzy sheen.

    Identification difficulty

    Oak woodland or other areas where oak is found.

    When to see it

    Peak period is June to August.

    Life History

    The larvae burrow through the bark of dead trunks and branches of Oak.

    UK Status

    Widespread in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 24 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map