Length approximately 6 mm. Neolygus species are green and oval in shape, although less broad than Apolygus. The brown tibial spines arise from black spots and the 2nd antennal segment is longer than the width of the pronotum at the base. N. contaminatus is distinguished from other Neolygus species by the all green clavus and the long antennae. The 2nd antennal segment is pale throughout.
Found on birch.
Adult: June to September.
A widespread and common bug throughout the UK.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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