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Ebrechtella tricuspidata (Fabricius, 1775)

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Description of Ebrechtella tricuspidata

Physical Characteristics

Female 5 to 6 mm. Markings somewhat variable.
Abdomen pale green with a red or reddish brown, pear-shaped pattern. This pattern is not always clear.
Carapace almost uniformly green.
Legs and palps pale green to green.

Male 3 to 4 mm.
Abdomen green with a slightly darker cardiac mark and some dark spots at the rear.
Carapace brown to black-brown with a lighter coloured median band and small yellow spots around the eyes.
Legs greenish with dark spots. First two pairs of legs brown to black-brown with light annulations on the bottom.
Palps light brown.

Habitat

In warm regions in flowers of plants and shrubs.

Distribution

Occurs in almost the whole of Europe, but not very common.

Period

Summer.