Aneugmenus padi

    Description

    6 mm long with a black body and pale green legs. The keel along the base of its head extends to level with top of its eyes.

    Habitat

    In areas where Bracken or other ferns are common.

    When to see it

    Summer

    Life History

    Its larvae feed on Bracken and other ferns.

    UK Status

    It is fairly common in Britain in areas of suitable habitat

    VC55 Status

    Locally common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map