Length: 8-16 mm. A sexually dimorphic species. The female has a white tip to the abdomen, a white mark at the base of the thorax, and white banded antennae. The male is markedly different with yellow and black legs and abdomen, a bright yellow scutellum and no bands on the antennae.
Hedgerows and well wooded areas.
When to see it
March to November
Badly under recorded – hardly any British records exist for this species.