Homotherus locutor


Length: Male 6 to 9mm, Female 4 to 8mm.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.


Hedgerows and well vegetated places.

When to see it

May to October.

Life History

Larva is a parasite of Geometridae moths.

UK Status

True status in Britain is difficult to deter mine due to lack of records.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map