Simulium angustitarse

Alternative names
Simulium (Nevermannia) angustitarse
Description

Although a 'blackfly' this is a rather brown looking species and is about 3 or 4 mm in body length.

Similar Species

Simulium lundstromi

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Favours small streams.

When to see it

It is multivoltine (produces several broods in one year) and so has quite a long flight period.

Life History

The eggs, larvae and pupae are found in moving water.

UK Status

Poorly recorded in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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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