Scolopostethus thomsoni - A Lygid ground Bug
Adult: All year
Length 3.5-4 mm
Brachyopterous - partially winged are small and presumed to be less effective in flight.
It would appear to be aprox 3.9 mm according to my lens calibration
It has a number of constistent features large black frontal pronotom brown marked posterior pronotom with narrow flange not overly visible on this image
The lateral flanks of the pronotum have a large and obvious pale spot just behind the middle.It has one large and several small spines on the Ventral side of the front femur. Generally but not necessarily reliably , the end of the 2nd antennal segment is dark, viz the 3rd and 4th segments. ie Tipped Similar species include
S. affinis, S. decoratus
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