Leaf Bug

Megalocolius molliculus

Description

Over all length 4.5mm. A small greenish bug, marked with browns. The hind femora shade dark towards their apical tips.

Habitat

Grasslands where the food plant, Yarrow, grows.

Status and distribution

Common and widespread throughout Britain. Common in Nottinghamshire and recorded once at Netherfield Lagoons.

Best time to see

July to September.