Psallus varians (Herrich-Schäffer 1841) (Family Miridae)

Nymph on Fagus sylvatica

Length: Male 3.8-4.7mm, Female 4.2-4.5mm
Egg Nymph Adult
(Winter) (Earliest: 19.5) May - August
(Earliest: 11.6)

Beech Forest

Hedge Rows
Principal Food:

Quercus robur Juices
Other Food:

Alnus glutinosa Juices

Corylus avellana Juices

Fagus sylvatica Juices

Fraxinus excelsior Juices

Crataegus Juices

Salix cinerea Juices

Picea abies Juices

Phyllaphis fagi
Possible Food:

Other Insecta

Betula Juices

Sorbus Juices

British Bugs: Psallus varians
Influential Points: Psallus varians
Nature Spot: Psallus varians
Plant Parasites of Europe: Psallus varians

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