The pair of triangular patches of pigment pointing forwards on the posterior margin of the fourth abdominal segment are distinctive.
Submissions need to show dorsal pigmentation clearly.
The species is found in a wide range of habitats and is one of the major colonisers of cereal crops.
Thought to be all year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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