Megalocoerea recticornis

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Megalocoerea recticornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Family: Miridae
Genus: Megalocoerea
Species: M. recticornis
Binomial name
Megalocoerea recticornis
(Geoffroy, 1785)

Megalocoerea recticornis is a species of plant bugs in the Miridae family, that is found throughout the UK,[1] the rest of Europe and North America.[2]


Adults length is 8–10 mm, the colour of which is green.[3]


Both adults and larvae feed on various grasses, usually on meadow foxtail, red fescue, and timothy.[4]


  1. ^ "Megaloceroea recticornis". Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Megaloceroea recticornis". Discover Life. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  3. ^ Botting, Joseph. "Megaloceraea recticornis". British Bugs. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  4. ^ "Plant Bug - Megaloceroea recticornis". Retrieved 2016-08-24.