Hemerobius lutescens


    One of many similar brown lacewings. Detailed examination is necessary to arrive at a safe id.

    Identification difficulty

    Various habitats but often associated with deciduous trees, and sometimes attracted to light.

    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 23 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