Firebug
-Malva sylvestris-

Last update: 25 February 2022
OBSERVATION:
2021-VII-03

Firebugs (Pyrrhocoris apterus) [1], especially nymphs but adults as well, can be found in large numbers on Common mallow (Malva sylvestris) where they feed on the developing seeds.

Firebug (Pyrrhocoris apterus), nymph on Common mallow (Malva sylvestris)
Firebug (Pyrrhocoris apterus), nymphs on Common mallow (Malva sylvestris)

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

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