Submission - 10/01/2020

Sighting - 2020-01-09

Species Seen Plane-tree Ground Bug (Arocatus longiceps)
Scientific Name
Recorder Glen Maddison
Record Status Confirmed
Identified on 10/01/2020
Location ST752656
Locality Walcot
Parish Bath
Habitat Discovered in the living room in the evening
Notes First noted in the UK in the grounds of the Natural History Museum in London in 2007. It was recorded in Bristol in 2011 but this is probably the first record for the Bath area. It feeds on the seeds of the Plane tree and overwinters communally under the bark.