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


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

UK Map