It is found across North Africa, Europe and Central Asia, although in the British Isles, it becomes rarer towards the north, and is absent from Scotland and Ireland. T. bicolor lives mainly on the ground, but is also visible on its host plants — chiefly Lamium (dead nettles) and Ballota nigra (black horehound).
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- Tristan Bantock & Joseph Botting. "Tritomegas bicolor Pied Shieldbug". British Bugs — an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera. Retrieved December 5, 2009.
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