Bug - Common Flower Bug
Taken at Belhaven Bay on 20th August 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Bug - Common Flower Bug.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Anthocoris nemorum.
Hemiptera.
Anthocoridae.
Adult Food:
Length:

Description:
Habitat:
Flies/Found:
Feature:
Mainly greenfly and red spider mites.
3 - 4 mm.
Reflective forewings and black pronotum. The legs are mostly orange-brown.
Lower vegetation than trees,  especially nettles.
All year.
Capable of biting humans.