Ectopsocus briggsi


Over all length 1.5 to 2mm. Very small with wings much longer than the body and long antennae. There are two dark marks on the forewings where the veins reach the edges of the wings.


Woodland edge, hedgerows where they feed on algae and fungi on the leaves.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread throughout Britain. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

All year.