Valenzuela flavidus


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

    Identification difficulty

    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map