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Length 5.5-7.0 mm
Phenology Adult throughout Year
The overall appearance of this squashbug is with a short and broad pronotum lacking spines Cf ( A.waltii)
Key ID Features
It has pale sides to the prontal .
There is a noticable pale Tip to the Scutellum (Shield)
The Antennal segment appearances - 1st antennal segment is rather broad, wider than 4th.
This Squashbug is is frequent on ground where is feeds on plants in the Pea family Fabaceae , particularly Black Meddick Medicago lupulina
Nmphs present June-August. In the past , this specieswas scarce but is now reported across southern England and east Anglia,
Prefers a range of dry and sparsely-vegetated habitats.
IMAGE WITH PERMISSION (C) COURTESY OF ASHLEY WOODD