I have been seeing a little green bug around in the garden over the last few months. He really liked the Knapweed when they were flowering. I’d see him on them pretty much every time I went out there. I believe he is a Potato Capsid Bug (Closterotomus norwegicus). Despite his name he seems more interested in Knapweed than potatoes!

Now that the Knapweeds are mostly over, he’s moved on to Ragwort, where he doesn’t stand out quite so well, but he seems happy enough 🙂

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