Hybos culiciformis


Size 3.5 to 5.5 mm.

Similar Species

There are three British species of Hybos, all are similar though H. femoratus has red legs (except the rear pair which are black).


Hedgerows and woodland edge.

When to see it

June to September.

Life History

Feeds on small insects.

UK Status

Widely distributed in Britain.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map