Netelia virgatus


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

Identification difficulty

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.

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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