New garden species

Aradus depressus

Last update: 11 May 2022
OBSERVATION:
2022-IV-15

I mistook this little true bug for a nymph but it turns out to be an adult. It is a flat bug Aradus depressus [1]. The species feed on fungi on dead and dying trees [2].

Aradus depressus, imago

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 Aukema, B., Th. Heijerman & V.J. Kalkman 2016. Veldgids wantsen deel 1. – EIS Kennis­ centrum Insecten, Leiden.

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