Bug - Capsid - Potato
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 21st August 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.




 
Taken at Tyninghame Bay on 18th September 2016 using Panasonic Lumix LX5         Fact File
in macro mode.



Taken at Aberlady on 30th August 2015 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode.
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Bug - Capsid - Potato.
Scientific Name:
Order:
Family:

A.K.A.
Closterotomus norvegicus.
Hemiptera.
Miridae.
Strawberry Bug
Adult Food:
Description:



Length:

Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
Nettle, Clover and Cannabis.
Green coloured as a nymph but when they get to
adulthood the colour changes to reddish-brown.
It does however, vary by territory, for example
specimens from northern Britain are brownish-black.
6 - 8 mm.
Meadows and hedgerows.
May - October.