Tychius picirostris


    Length 2.5 to 3 mm. The colour varies from greeny brown to black as specimens wear with age.

    Identification difficulty

    Fields where clover is present.

    When to see it

    Spring and summer.

    Life History

    Develops in flower heads of Trifolium species.

    UK Status

    Widespread in England and Wales.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 27 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map