Length 4.5-6 mm. Phylus bugs are fairly long and slender. There are three species in the UK, which can be separated with some reliability by the colour of the head and forewings. Host plant is also a useful aid to identification. The forewings of this species vary from yellow to orange-red but the head is always dark brown or black.
This species is usually found on Oak
It is widespread throughout Britain
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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