Body length 10 - 12mm. An all dark species with shaded wings and all black legs.
Woodland edge, hedgerows and grasslands. The adults sit on foliage or grass stems and wait for prey to come along.
Status and distribution
Fairly common but local in southern Britain as far north as Yorkshire, but rare in Wales. Uncommon in Nottinghamshire and recorded once at Netherfiled Lagoons.
Best time to see
May to July.