Psococerastis gibbosa


Length 4 to 6 mm.

Identification difficulty

Found mainly on branches of deciduous and coniferous/evergreen trees and bushes (no records from trunks).

When to see it

July to September.

UK Status

Exact status is difficult to determine due to lack of records, but it seems to be rather uncommon in Britain. Despite being infrequent, records indicate that it is quite widespread in England.

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