Leucozona glaucia

Description

Winglength 8 to 11.25 mm. The black stigma, yellow scutellum, large quadrate spots on tergite 2 and narrow bands on tergites 3 and 4 serve to readily distinguish this species. The markings on the abdomen are normally yellow, but specimens with grey dusted markings are frquent.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Woodland rides, wood edges and other areas of lush vegetation.

When to see it

May to October peaking in July and August.

UK Status

Widespread but rather local in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map