Status: British Isles non-native species.
Description: Green or brown. Green individuals are smooth on the outside, brown ones are rough. Antennae have 20-25 segments.
Size: Females 65 - 100 mm.
Habitat: Native to Southern Europe, the species lives on bushes and shrubs in warm locations. In the UK records from garden hedges in Devon and Cornwall.
Phenology: In their native range, adults may be found from June to December.
Distribution: The records held by the National Biodiversity Network are shown in the map below.
Terms & conditions
Colours show the year of the last record -
up to 1987
1998 up to present
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