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Dictyla convergens
Family: Tingidae

The ground colour of this species is pale yellow-brown, with several darker areas on the forewings. As in Physatocheila, the sides of the pronotum are distinctly down-turned and there are three keels on the on the pronotum. However, only the central keel reaches the head.

Found widely but locally across the UK in a range of wetland habitats, D. convergens is associated with water forget-me-not, the only host-plant. The bug overwinters as an adult and there may be several generations a year, at least in southern England. 

Adult: All year
Length 3.5-4.0 mm

Dictyla convergens
Adult: Berks (June 2010) ©Jonathan Michaelson

Dictyla convergens Dictyla convergens
Adult: Surrey (July 2009) ©Tristan Bantock

Adult: Berks (August 2008) ©Jonathan Michaelson

Dictyla convergens Dictyla convergens nymph
Adult: Surrey (July 2009) ©Tristan Bantock

Early instar nympht: Berks (August 2008) ©Jonathan Michaelson

Dictyla convergens nymph
Late instar nymph: Berks (August 2008) ©Jonathan Michaelson