Plagiognathus arbustorum (Fabricius 1794) (Family Miridae)


Colour Variant

Nymph

Length: Male 3.8-4.6mm, Female 3.6-4.3mm
Egg Nymph Adult
(Winter) May - June
(Earliest: 15.7)
June - October
(Earliest: 8.6)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Polyphagous)

Urtica dioica Juices

Fragaria vesca

Scorzoneroides autumnalis Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar

Mentha suaveolens Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Possible Food:
Aphididae

Psyllidae

Other Insecta

British Bugs: Plagiognathus arbustorum
Nature Spot: Plagiognathus arbustorum


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