Basic colour: Black or brownish.
Pattern colour: Dense pale patch at rear of pronotum and centrally on suture of elytra. Several other smaller pale patches.
Number of spots: variable
Pronotum: See pattern colour
Leg colour: As basic colour except front femur & tibia orange.
Status: Scarce (Notable B)
Host plant: Various Fabaceae, especially vetches Vicia spp., also on oaks, pears and wild parsnip.
Food: Pollen (adults) and seeds (larvae)
Other notes: Various hymenopteran parasites.