Length 9 to 11 mm. This is a large and unmistakeable orange-brown stiltbug.
It is a woodland species associated with Enchanter's-nightshade.
Adult: All year.
Feeds on the leaves of Enchanter's-nightshade. Adults overwinter, mating in the early summer. The new generation is complete by August.
Found throughout much of southern Britain including Wales, although absent from Ireland.
Infrequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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