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Status: British Isles native species.
Description: Distinctive golden brown colour. Pale with black eyes.
Wings: Both sexes are fully winged and capable of flight.
Habitat: Native to UK, Central and Southern Europe. Lives in woodland, heathland and meadows, usually among leaf-litter, but can sometimes also be found in trees.
Phenology: Two year life cycle with six nymphal instars. Adults are present from late June until October and even November. Nymphs overwinter in the fourth instar resuming development in April.
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
Only Recording Scheme datasets are included. Other datasets on the Gateway may hold additional information.Open interactive map for all datasets in new window