Dichochrysa prasina


    This green lacewing has five small black spots on the head.

    Identification difficulty

    Various habitats including fruit trees, field crops, vegetables, ornamental plants and conifers.

    Life History

    Predatory on small insects such as aphids.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly common in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequently recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 7 validated records for this species according to the 'Checklist of Neuroptera and allies in VC55' published in 2018.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map