Size about 2.5 mm. A small brown species rather similar in appearance to other members of the genus but possible to identify with care.
On flowers and the foliage of trees.
April and May.
Fairly frequent and widespread in England and Wales, but sometimes rather local in distribution.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 31 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015