Oedemopsis scabricula

Description

Length 5.5 to 8.5 mm.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.

Habitat

Well vegetated places, hedgerows etc.

When to see it

June to September.

Life History

Feeds on the larvae of certain small moth species.

UK Status

Seems to be widespread in Britain but true status is difficult to determine due to lack of records.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

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Species profile

Species group:
Bees, Wasps, Ants
Kingdom:
Animalia
Order:
Hymenoptera
Family:
Ichneumonidae
Records on NatureSpot:
1
First record:
14/08/2022 (Pinder, ?)
Last record:
14/08/2022 (Pinder, ?)

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