Length 5 to 6 mm. A reasonably distinctive species. The forewings are uniformly brownish with pale veins. The vertex has two streaks at the anterior edge which may join in the middle and there is an orange-brown transverse band behind this. The anterior of the pronotum has dark markings and there are strong black triangles on the scutellum.
Usually on trees, particularly Oak and often in woodland.
Adult: Late April to August.
Fairly frequent across much of England, Wales and Ireland.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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