Orthops basalis


This genus contains three small bugs of around 5 mm. They generally have dark antennae. Although external characters are useful, some specimens cannot be reliably identified without dissection.


Often found on umbellifers.

When to see it

Adult: All year.

UK Status

Locally distributed across the UK.

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