Endromopoda detrita

    Description

    A black bodied ichneumon with red-brown coloured legs.

    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

    Various habitats.

    When to see it

    Late spring to early autumn.

    Life History

    Parasitic on insect larvae such as sawfly larvae.

    UK Status

    Not well recorded, but seems to be widespread in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

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