Length about 6 mm. This bug has a browny orange appearance.
Originally native to southern Europe, where a number of trees in the Cupressaceae are used as host plants, in Britain it is often associated with Lawson's Cypress.
Adult: All year.
Associated with Lawson's Cypress in Britain.
First recorded in the late 1980s, this continental seed bug has become naturalised in the UK and is now common in southern and central England at least.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known at present.
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