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Amblytylus species are greenish-yellow elongate oval bug in which the head is rather long (almost as long as broad) and the eyes are small. The upper surface is densely covered in hairs.
In A. nasutus these hairs are dark, as is the wing membane.
A common bug in dry grasslands and wastelands across southern Britain.
Compare: Lopus decolor, Megalocoleus molliculus
Length ~4.5 mm
|Adult: Berks (June 2009) ©Jonathan Michaelson
|Adult: north London (June 2008) ©Tristan Bantock||Adult: north London (June 2008) ©Tristan Bantock