Mesopsocus immunis


    Size about 5 mm. The females have very tiny wings and appear wingless, the males are fully winged. The body is a pale yellow suffused with brown markings.

    Identification difficulty

    Found mainly on branches of deciduous and evergreen trees and bushes and is particularly common on Hawthorn.

    When to see it

    June and July.

    UK Status

    Occasional but widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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