Submitted by Andy's Rutland on Tue, 23/04/2019 - 08:20

    While photographing a Pied Shieldbug i got this small insect by accident. 


    Submitted by Mike Higgott on Tue, 23/04/2019 - 19:55


    It's a bug - one of the Tingidae (Lacebugs). Possibly Tingis cardui. Do you know which plant it was on?

    Submitted by Mike Higgott on Wed, 24/04/2019 - 17:33


    If it was on Spear Thistle I'd be fairly confident of T. cardui, but I'm not sure we can rule out other species here.

    I have Spear Thistle in my garden and went back to them and found some today and yesterday and they seem to be all T cardui and have entered a record as such with some clearer photo's showing these on the thistle leaves. Thanks Mike.