Buathra laborator

    Description

    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

    UK Map