Graphopsocus cruciatus

Description

This species has characteristic dark chequer markings on its wings. It has the 'neck' that is typical of barkflies.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Found on very wide range of trees, shrubs and other microhabitats.

When to see it

All year round but scarce in winter.

UK Status

Common and widespread in Britain.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map