Netelia virgatus

    Description

    A medium sized largely orange-brown Ichneumon. The legs, antennae and wing stigmas are all pale orangey-brown in colour.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Sometimes drawn to moth traps where its larval food species may occur.

    When to see it

    August and September.

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent in Britain, though not well recorded.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map