Grass Bug

Megaloceroea recticornis


Over all length 8 - 10mm. A long, thin grass bug with a longitudinal furrow between the eyes and extremely long antennae. They can be straw coloured or green.


Grasslands and meadows where they feed on the developing grass seeds.

Status and distribution

Widespread and common in the south, east and central England, rare in the north and Scotland. Common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

June to September.