Cerobasis guestfalica


Very small at about 2 mm long.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

This species has a red ID rating and unless identified by a known expert you must provide a satisfactory explanation of how it was identified for the record to be accepted.


It has been found in a wide range of habitats.

When to see it

June to September.

Life History

A few adults have been found to overwinter on or under bark.

UK Status

Widespread and common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Thought to be fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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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