Birch Catkin Bug

Kleidocerys resedae


Body length 4.5 - 5.5mm. A somewhat variable species with patterned forewings which are mostly transparent.


Normally found on or around Birch.

Status and distribution

Fairly common and widespread in the southern half of Britain, rarer further north. Fairly common in Nottinghamshire and common at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

March to November.