Mesoneura opaca


    It occurs in a variety of colour forms, sometimes with a red-marked thorax, sometimes all black.


    Around Oak, often in broadleaved woodland.

    When to see it

    Spring to summer.

    UK Status

    A local species, with most records coming from southern Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map