Astenus lyonessius


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Identification difficulty

A species of extensive habitats on warm, dry soils, exposed to the sun.

When to see it

All year round, but most likely to be encountered between April and September.

UK Status

Most British records come from south of a line between the Humber and the Severn.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 12 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map