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Peripsocus didymus Roesler, 1939

Uncommon in Britain and Ireland.

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Region Main date range Extreme dates
North Unknown 11 July - 1 October
South Unknown 24 June - 16 August

Summary: has been found on branches of deciduous and coniferous/evergreen trees/bushes (no records from trunks).


  • Deciduous branches: beech, bird cherry, elder, hawthorn, lime, oak and sycamore.
  • Conifer/evergreen branches: broom, ivy, larch, laurel, pine, sitka spruce and yew.

Sampling techniques: beating branches.


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