Tingidae - Acalypta parvula

Tingidae - Acalypta parvula

Observation - Tingidae - Acalypta parvula - UK and Ireland. Description: Shaken from moss, Hartsholme Country Park, acid grassland habitat. A first for me, well pleased..! Length ~2 mm Status: Common. Easily overlooked, as was this one. A tiny black speck amongst many on my tray. I was looking for this one and not seei

Shaken from moss, Hartsholme Country Park, acid grassland habitat. A first for me, well pleased..!

Length ~2 mm
Status: Common.

Easily overlooked, as was this one. A tiny black speck amongst many on my tray. I was looking for this one and not seeing anything obvious out came my hand lens, result, yay..!!! Note the size comparison against the Silver Birch seed.