Scymnus frontalis


    A very small member of the ladybird family, the dark elytra marked with large reddish spots.

    Identification difficulty

    Sparsely vegetated and sandy areas, post industrial sites, derelict areas etc.

    When to see it

    Mainly from April to August.

    UK Status

    Widespread in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland, though possibly under recorded due to its small size. There were approximately 12 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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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