Homotherus locutor


    Length: Male 6 to 9mm, Female 4 to 8mm.

    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.


    Hedgerows and well vegetated places.

    When to see it

    May to October.

    Life History

    Larva is a parasite of Geometridae moths.

    UK Status

    True status in Britain is difficult to deter mine due to lack of records.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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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