Pachyprotasis rapae

Description

Length: 7-10 mm. The adult is black and a creamy yellow with strikingly marked head and thorax.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Various

When to see it

May to July

Life History

The nocturnal larvae feed on the leaves of various plants such as Figwort and Ash

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain

VC55 Status

Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

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

UK Map