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Flower Bug (Anthocoris sp.)

Observed: 4th July 2008 By: MickETalbotMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in InvertebratesMickETalbot’s reputation in Invertebrates
Heteroptera (Anthocoris sp.)
Description:

Not a good image, but it does show the the antennaae quite well, legs too. On first glance A. nemorum, but the former mentioned features say no. Help please...
All listed UK Anthocoris
amplicollis ......... RDB3
butleri .............. Common
confusus .......... Common
gallarum-ulmi ..... Local
limbatus ........... Local
minki minki ........ RDB3
nemoralis ......... Common
nemorum .......... Common
pilosus ............ Vagrant/Accidental
sarothamni ....... Common
simulans .......... Common
visci ............... Nb

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Species interactions

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Pipped

..at the post. Like you I fancy nemoralis. As is Anthocoris, the genus will suffice. Going to pay more attention to this Genus next year.

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Great Series

A good collection of inverts Mick ,

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Thanks

WLR,
Merry Xmas to you and your kin, wishing you all the best for 2013..