Plant Bug

Plagiognathus chrysanthemi


Over all length 3,5mm. A small yellow green plant bug with black spines set in black spots on its tibia and dark spines on its femora.


Grasslands and brown field sites, on ragwort and yarrow and other composites.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread throughout most of Britain, common in Nottinghamshire and at Netherfield lagoons.

Best time to see

June to October.