Hybos culiciformis

    Description

    Size 3.5 to 5.5 mm.

    Similar Species

    There are three British species of Hybos, all are similar though H. femoratus has red legs (except the rear pair which are black).

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Hedgerows and woodland edge.

    When to see it

    June to September.

    Life History

    Feeds on small insects.

    UK Status

    Widely distributed in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map