Leaf Bug

Apolygus lucorum


Over all length 5 - 6mm. A green leaf bug with a brown wing membrane.


Woodland edge and hedgerows where a range of plants are its food, including tansy, nettle, hemp and especially mugwort.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread throughout Britain. Widespread in Nottinghamshire and common at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

July to October.