Neophilaenus campestris

Description

Length 5 to 6mm. Relatively easily identified by the two pale areas on the costal margin in the apical half of the wing, on an otherwise pale brownish background; it does not have a distinct pale margin running the length of the costa. 

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

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Habitat

Grassy places. 

When to see it

June to September.

UK Status

Mostly in the south of Britain. 

VC55 Status

Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map