Valenzuela flavidus

Description

A small (3 mm) pale yellowy insect with well marked wings.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Mainly on branches of deciduous trees and bushes though occasionally on conifers or evergreen branches.

When to see it

June to October.

Life History

Overwinters in leaf litter.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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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