Picromerus bidens (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Pentatomidae)


With Prey, Phlogophora meticulosa, on Salix caprea

Nymph

Length: 10-13.5mm
Egg Nymph Adult
October - June June - July
(Earliest: 2.7)
July - October
(Earliest: 12.7)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Meadows
Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Rubus fruticosus Juices

Corylus avellana Juices

Lonicera periclymenum Juices
Possible Food:
(Larva)
(Polyphagous)

Salix Juices

Phlogophora meticulosa
Possible Food:
Other Lepidoptera

Tenthredinidae

Chrysomelidae

Aphididae
Possible Parasitoids:
Several Tachinidae Larvae

British Bugs: Picromerus bidens
Nature Spot: Spiked Shieldbug - Picromerus bidens
Virtual Fauna of the Lakeland: Picromerus bidens
Insektenbox: Zweizähnige Dornwanze


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