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Dicyphus pallicornis
Family: Miridae

Members of this genus can be difficult to identify using structural features, but general coloration and hostplant are often informative.

This species is
found on foxglove throughout UK and can be macropterous or brachypterous. The 2nd antennal segment is usually pale or dark at the base only and the head is pale with dark markings.

Specific structural characters:
- Length of 3rd antennal segment 
< head width across eyes
- Tibial spines < tibial width

Compare: D. stachydis

Adult: All year
Length 3.5-4 mm 
Dicyphus pallicornis
Adult: north Wales (July 2008) ©Tristan Bantock

Dicyphus pallicornis Dicyphus pallicornis
Adult: mid Wales (August 2007) ©Joe Botting Adult: north London (April 2008) ©Tristan Bantock