Linnavuoriana sexmaculata


    Length 3.5 mm. This species is similar to L. decempunctata but is greenish in colour and has four spots on the pronotum (occasionally two) rather than six. The two spots on the vertex are also smaller. The extent of the dark patches on the forewings is variable, and in some cases the middle patches are fused into a transverse band.


    Found primarily on willows moving to yew and other evergreens in the winter.

    When to see it

    Adult: All year

    UK Status

    Widespread in England and Wales.

    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