AppearanceThe species is brownish coloured and is 6-7 millimetres long while its nymph is reddish-brown with yellowish-green bands. By July, it becomes an adult.
DistributionIt is mainly absent from Andorra, Azores, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Ireland, Madeira, Malta and northwestern part of Russia.
Habitat''Closterotomus fulvomaculatus'' lay eggs in the cracks of wooden stems in late July and August. They feed on various fruit crops including ''Trifolium'', ''Urtica'' and various plants from Asteraceae family which includes ''Anthemis'', ''Carduus, ''Cirsium'' and ''Matricaria'' species.
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