The elytra are a straw brown colour but with a darker brown triangle behind the pronotum.
Usually found on flowers in warm weather or by sweep netting along roadside verges.
Most frequent between March and August.
Most common in the south-east of Britain this species seems to be expanding its range northwards
Previously quite scarce in Leicestershire and Rutland, this species may become more common in the future. There were only 3 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
Enter a town or village to see local records
Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records:
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015