Nephrotoma flavipalpis


This species has a dark stigma on the wings, black and yellow bands on abdomen, yellow and black thorax and a mainly yellow head.

Identification difficulty

It prefers woods and hedges where there is plenty of shelter.

When to see it

July to October

UK Status

Fairly frequent and widespread in Britain

VC55 Status

Local in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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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