Horistus orientalis  (Gmelin, 1790)
Main synonym = Capsides lineolatus    (Brullé, 1832)
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Heteroptera / Miridae
Asphodel Bug     Seffud tal-Berwieq
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This species of bug is widespread in the continent of Europe and frequently found in Malta, on many different types of plants but often on on Asphodel (Asphodelus aestivus) and Squills (Urginea/Drimia and Scilla spp.) The adults are about 8mm in length.

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