Length 6 to7 mm. A fairly large and mainly brownish plant bug in which the upper surface is covered in flattened golden hairs. Confusion with other species is unlikely.
In hedgerows and low vegetation.
Feeds mainly on Hop, although Nettles and Meadowsweet are also used as foodplants.
Fairly frequent though not really common in Britain, but not well recorded.
Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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