Dicyphus globulifer

    Description

    This is small (3 to 4 mm) bug which varies from a pale brown to light chestnut brown. Members of this genus can be difficult to identify using structural features, but general coloration and host plant are often informative. D. globulifer is always fully-winged. The short legs spines do not arise from black spots and the antennae are entirely black. The scutellum has pale sides.

    Habitat

    This species is found on red and white campion.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map