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A common predatory bug found on a range of trees across the UK, particularly hazel, hawthorn and oak. Males are extremeley rare, raising the possibility that C. virgula might be parthenogenetic.
A distinctive marked species which has very long antennae and a bright yellow cuneus, tipped with dark red. Nymphs are yellow, with red-banded antennae and a red stripe on the margins of the pronotum.
Compare Cyllecoris histrionius, Tupiocoris rhododendri
Length 4-5 mm
|Adult: Sussex (July 2006) ©Brian Valentine
|Adult: north London (June 2007) ©Tristan Bantock
||Adult: south London (June 2007) ©Joe Botting|
|Adult: Herts (June 2007) ©Phil Warner||Adult: north London (June 2008) ©Tristan Bantock
|Nymph: Berks (June 2008) ©Jonathan Michaelson
||Nymph: Yorks (May 2008) ©Joe Botting|