Pantilius tunicatus (Fabricius, 1781)
A large Mirid Bug which appears much later in the year than many species. Reasonably common across much of the UK, Pantilius tunicatus emerges as an adult in August to October and can be found on Hazel, Alder and Birch. These colourful adults were found on Hazel growing on Gedling Pit Top in mid-October 2012.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pantilius tunicatus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Darren Matthews. David and Veronica McGeever. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). Jim Flanagan.

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Updated January 2024

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