Classification Order: Heteroptera Family: Miridae
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Length aprox 7 mm
Identification A notable orange-brown bug having long legs and antennae. The dorsal surface is smooth and nearly completely hairless. Rear of the corium is usually dark , the cuneus entirely orange.Tibial spines are roughly equal to the tibial width.
Host plants give some clues to differentating similrs M. infusum is found on oak - tibial spines are roughly equal to the tibial width. The similar M. beckeri has longer tibial spines and is found on Scots pine
Life CycleFeeds on small insects as well as oak sap.