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.

    be our species champion

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map