Stenichneumon culpator

Description

Stenichneumon culpator form adsentator (determiner Joel Valemberg.) is a mainly black species with a small head - body length about 15 mm.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Can sometimes be seen visiting flowers.

When to see it

Spring and summer.

Life History

Parasite of lepidoptera larvae.

UK Status

Stenichneumon culpator seems to be quite widespread in England, but little information is available on form adsentator.

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