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Mirid bug nymph (Deraeocoris flavilinea)

Observed: 1st July 2012 By: JevoUK

Saw this on a nettle in our garden.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


Toralu's picture

My only guess would be some

My only guess would be some kind of weevil or shield bug but not confident enough to ID it, sorry

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Thats what I thought

Thanks I had a feeling it was one or the other myself.

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it's a bug nymph probably at mid-instar stage, not Nettle Groundbug but similar. You could try trawling through this brilliant bug site or do what I sometimes do and email it to Joe or Tristan direct under 'Contact Us', they're both familiar with iSpot and usually get you an answer fairly quickly

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Thabk you, I will give that a

Thabk you, I will give that a go.