Supriya Ghosh

Malacocoris chlorizans

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Miridae
Genus  Malacocoris
Order  True bugs
Class  Insecta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
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Similar  True bugs, Orthotylus marginalis, Pantilius tunicatus, Orthops kalmii, Blepharidopterus angulatus

Malacocoris chlorizans (commonly known as delicate apple capsid) is a species of plant bugs belonging to the family Miridae, subfamily Orthotylinae.



The species is green coloured and is 3–4 millimetres (0.12–0.16 in) long.


It is found in Europe (mainly absent from Albania, Azores, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Madeira, Malta and the Republic of Macedonia).


Malacocoris chlorizans is found in deciduous trees, especially in hazel where it feeds on mites and aphids. Adults fly from May to October.


Malacocoris chlorizans Wikipedia

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