Symplecta hybrida


One of several similar species. Check for sinuous A2 vein and extra cross-vein in radial sector.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.


Likely to be encountered in damp places such as marshes, in leaf litter and in wet spots in woods.

When to see it

April to September.

UK Status

Widespread in England and Wales, also found in Scotland.

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