Black-clouded Longhorn Beetle - Leiopus nebulosus

Description

The common name derives from the dark patterning on the pale buff background of the elytra. It is small for a longhorn beetle at about 1 cm.

Photo ID?
Habitat

Around Oak, Alder and Lime.

When to see it

Summer and autumn.

Life History

Associated with various broadleaved trees including Oak, Alder and Lime.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 67 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map