Common Green Capsid

Lygocoris pabulinus

Common Green Capsid (Lygocoris pabulinus)

A green coloured species separated from others by short brown tibial spines and a narrow but obvious collar. The ridge between the eyes is broken in the middle. Length 5 to 7mm.

It feeds on a wide range of herbaceous and woody plants.

It is seen June to October, on woodland margins, hedgerows, roadside verges, and other habitats, including gardens. Common and widespread.

Photograph of Common Green Capsid (Lygocoris pabulinus), taken July 2015, rear garden , Staffordshire. © Pete Hillman 2015. Camera used Nikon D3200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens.


One thought on “Common Green Capsid

Your thoughts ...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s