Pogonognathellus flavescens


The antennae are shorter than the body and the last section of each antenna tapers towards the tip.
If in doubt (e.g. if the antennae are broken, check the empodium of the foot which is shorter than the claw. 

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Confirmation requires image of intact antennae or microscopic photo of empodium.


To follow

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Status is difficult to determine due to lack of records. Most of the available records seem to come from the north of Britain.

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