Dicyphus epilobii

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Classification Order: Heteroptera Family: Miridae

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Length 4 to 5 mm

Phenology Adult: July-October.


Difficult Genus with host plant assisting ID. A pale green mirid with red basal antennal segments The adults are always macropterous and show a dark spot at the apex of both the corium and the cuneus. (below)

Life Cycle


Great Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum).

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