Delicate Apple Capsid - Malacocoris chlorizans
Length 3 to 4 mm. The rather forward set eyes and green mottled forewings are distinctive.
This small bug may be found on a range of deciduous trees, in particular Hazel.
Adult: May to October in two broods.
It is mainly predatory and feeds on other insects such as mites and aphids.
Widespread throughout Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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