Cyllecoris histrionius Family Miridae
Length 6-8 mm
Elongate bug is common on oak across the UK. The largely black pronotum is strongly narrowed at the front, forming a distinct collar which is marked with yellow or white.
Overwinters as eggs, which hatch in spring producing pale whitish blue-green larvae.
Adults are found mainly from late May to July.
A Predatory bug, feeding on other small animals such as aphids and bark flies, as well as unopened oak catkins and young acorns.
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