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

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

    UK Map