Cyrnus flavidus


Forewing length 6 to 9 mm. A pale yellowish species.

Identification difficulty

Still and slow-flowing water.

When to see it

May to September.

UK Status

Widespread in Britain, though less frequent in the southwest of England.

VC55 Status

Seems to be uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. The Sapcote record of 2013 is the first time this species has been recorded in our area since the 1980s.

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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