Deraeocoris ruber

walwyn Sat, 06/27/2009 - 02:14
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Deraeocoris ruber Deraeocoris ruber


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Miridae
Genus: Deraeocoris
Species: D. ruber


Larvae and adults feed on small insects, especially aphids; they are found on many plants and bushes, particularly nettles. There are two forms of this species, a red form and a black form.