Body length 7 - 10mm. The thorax is grey with black longitudinal lines and the abdomen is pale with blackish markings. The femurs are red.
Well vegetated areas, hedgerows and field edges. At Netherfield Lagoons found on tall emergent vegetation beside a pool.
Status and distribution
Fairly common and widespread in England and Wales, less common in Scotland. Recorded once at Netherfield Lagoons.
Best time to see
April and May.