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Friday, 25 July 2014

Potato Capsid - Closterotomus norwegicus

Potato Capsid - Closterotomus norwegicus

Closterotomus norwegicus 31505

Closterotomus norwegicus 31501

Length 6-8 mm


Key ID Points

Whilst blotches on pronotom are distinct it is a feature present on other Taxa

Darker markings on the top of scutellum vary or may not be present

Second Antennal segment Length is aproximately equal to the combined length of the Third and Fourth segments

Tibial spines are shorter than the width of the tibia


 It is Adult: May-October.


Meadows & hedges - Nettles Clovers , Compositae notably Ragwort

National Distribution Please Allow Time to Load .

VC 63 Distribution  Please Allow Time to Load

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