Bug - Common Flower Bug
Fact File
Taken at Belhaven Bay on 20th August 2017 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
macro mode.




 


 
Bug - Common Flower Bug.
Scientific Name:
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.