Nematus myosotidis


    The head and thorax are black, whilst the wings are slightly smoky with an orangey-yellow stigma. The legs and abdomen are also orange.

    Identification difficulty

    Hedgerows and well vegetated areas.

    When to see it

    May to July.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Thought to be fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map