Length: 1.2-1.5mm. Basic colour: dark brown to black. Pattern: pale yellow/cream horseshoe-shaped mark in the centre of the elytra. Number of spots: 0. Pronotum: dark brown but cream at sides, or sometimes mostly cream. Head colour: dark brown to black. Leg colour: cream. Other features: hairy
Habitats: coniferous and decidous woodland and trees. Host plants: Ivy. Food: whitefly. Overwintering sites: bark crevices and under bark.