Deraeocoris lutescens

Deraeocoris lutescens

A small European predatory bug found commonly on a wide variety of plants, but favouring deciduous trees, particularly oak.
Deraeocoris lutescens L4 4th stadium nymph of Deraeocoris lutescens
Same individual under various viewing angles here:
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63256/deraeocoris_lutescens_l4_collage.html Deraeocoris,Deraeocoris lutescens,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Miridae,nymph

Appearance

Length ~4 mm. A small bug, generally orange-brown with blackish markings and translucent forewings. Although sometimes rather variable, there are usually two dark bars on the scutellum, which is unpunctured.
Deraeocoris lutescens Adult Deraeocoris lutescens Deraeocoris,Deraeocoris lutescens,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Miridae

Habitat

Found on a wide variety of plants but favouring deciduous trees, particularly Oak.
Deraeocoris lutescens L4 collage 4th stadium nymph of Deraeocoris lutescens under various viewing angles
Single shot here:
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63257/deraeocoris_lutescens_l4.html Deraeocoris,Deraeocoris lutescens,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Miridae

Reproduction

This species overwinters as an adult, mating in the spring; the new generation is complete by late summer.
Deraeocoris lutescens L5 Last stadium nymph of Deraeocoris lutescens Deraeocoris,Deraeocoris lutescens,Hemiptera,Heteroptera,Miridae,Nymph

Food

It is a predatory species.

References:

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http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species/deraeocoris-lutescens
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHemiptera
FamilyMiridae
GenusDeraeocoris
SpeciesDeraeocoris lutescens