Family Tingidae – Lace Bugs


25 UK species. Very distinctive but small plant-feeding bugs with lace-like forewings.


Andromeda Lacebug Stephanitis takeyai

Andromeda Lacebug Stephanitis takeyai

A delicate black lace-winged bug with quite an unusual domed head structure.

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Physatocheila dumetorum

Hawthorn Lacebug Physatocheila dumetorum

The 3 keels on the protonum which reach the head help define this genus. There are 3 similar species of which this is the most common and the smallest.

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