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.

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    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