Oncotylus viridiflavus


    Length 5 to 6 mm. The black patterning on the head and pronotum combined with the blueish green colour are unique amongst the UK Miridae.


    On flowering heads of knapweed.

    When to see it

    Adult: July to September

    Life History

    Feeds on knapweed.

    UK Status

    Occasional in southern and central England and some parts of Wales.

    VC55 Status


    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map