Valenzuela burmeisteri

    Description

    A moderately small (c.3mm), rather plain red-brown species.

    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.

    Habitat

    Strongly associated with conifer/evergreen branches (no records from trunks) but occasionally found on deciduous trees and low vegetation.

    When to see it

    Peak time is probably June to September, but records do occur outside of those months.

    UK Status

    Quite frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Further Information

    https://www.brc.ac.uk/schemes/barkfly/key/A1-B-C2-D13.htm 

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map