Buathra laborator


Quite a large blackish insect with mainly orange legs. There are other similar species and expert help is needed with identification. The images that appear in a red box are representative of this species, but have not been subject to detailed expert examination to confirm the identification.

Identification difficulty
When to see it

Late spring and summer.

UK Status

Although it is little recorded it is probably quite frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map

Species profile

Species group:
Bees, Wasps, Ants
Records on NatureSpot:
First record:
14/07/2012 (Calow, Graham)
Last record:
14/07/2012 (Calow, Graham)

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