Mirid Bug

Dryophilocoris flavoquadrimaculatus


Over all length 6 to 7mm. A slim bodied, black bug with yellow markings.


Normally found on or near Oak. The adults and larvae feed on small insects such as aphids.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread through out England and Wales but less common in Scotland and the West Country. Common in Nottinghamshire and recorded once at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

May to June.