DESCRIPTION: Up to 15mm. This excellent member of the bug family is a subtle gem. Reddish brown in colour with four segmented antennae and a rounded body shape. 2 small horns between the antennae are diagnostic. The black diamond of membranous wings is at once noticeable. BEHAVIOUR: Usually seen on leaves of foodplant. DISTRIBUTION: Southerly in Britain. HABITAT: Generally open habitats were its foodplants of dock, sorrel and knotweed occur. PERIOD: May to September.
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