Orchesia undulata

    Description

    There are three British species in the genus, but the other two are both plain coloured, without a pattern.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Associated with fungi.

    When to see it

    Mainly seen in the autumn.

    Life History

    Develops in fungi.

    UK Status

    Widespread in England and Wales, less common further north.

    VC55 Status

    Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland where Altar Stones record of 2013 was the first for VC55 since 1997. There were a total of 11 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map