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Pseudoloxops coccineus
Family: Miridae

This species is distinctively coloured and the forewings are mottled orange and red. The 1st antennal segment is red and covered in dark hairs. The wing memrane veins and the sides of the pronotum are also marked with red.

Locally common on ash, particularly large, heavily fruiting trees across much of southern Britain.

Adult: July-September
Length 4.5 mm
Pseudoloxops coccineus
Adult: east London (July 2009) ©Jason Green

Pseudoloxops coccineus Pseudoloxops coccineus
Adult: west London (July 2010) ©Tristan Bantock

Adult: Dorset (July 2011) ©George Dunkling