Loensia variegata


This species has a rather mottled appearance, often brown or yellowish against white.

Identification difficulty

Found on trunks and branches of range of deciduous and evergreen trees and bushes.

When to see it

Main period is July to September but has even been recorded in January in the south of England.

UK Status

Infrequent but widespread – mainly in southern Britain.

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