Hemerobius humulinus


    The wing pattern of this brown lacewing varies and there are other similar species we are grateful for the expert help received in determining the identification of the species.

    Identification difficulty

    Various habitats including hedgerows and deciduous woods.

    When to see it

    Summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and quite common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 20 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