Ectopsocus petersi - Ectopsocus petersi

Description

Small (1.5 to 2 mm) with conspicuous dark spots on forewings. Males always have wings longer than abdomen (macropterous) but females occur in both long and short-winged (brachypterous) forms.

Habitat

Found on very wide range of trees, shrubs and various other microhabitats.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map