Scolopostethus sp. - a ground bug on moss

Scolopostethus sp. - a ground bug on moss

Observation - Scolopostethus sp. - a ground bug on moss - UK and Ireland. Description: A small, oval, black, brown and white bug with large front femura with a spine underneath. ID to species level partly depends on the colour of the antennae - I haven't been able to decide. Scale in mm on final picture. Family - Lygaeidae (Groundbugs).

A small, oval, black, brown and white bug with large front femura with a spine underneath. ID to species level partly depends on the colour of the antennae - I haven't been able to decide. Scale in mm on final picture. Family - Lygaeidae (Groundbugs).