Length 6 to 7 mm. Phytocoris species have a distinctive appearance due to the long hind femora and long 1st antennal segment. P. tiliae is an attractively marked greyish-green species, which has distinct black mottling on the wings. The ground colour varies from silver-grey to lime-green. The distribution of black on the pronotum covers the sides and often the posterior, but is always sharply defined.
Found on a range of deciduous trees.
Adult: June to October.
Feeds on small insects and mites.
Widespread and fairly frequent across Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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