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During a recent meander around Cosmeston’s fields, I found a new bug – or, more precisely, a new bug found me. I had been poking around the leaves of a mixed bag of bushes, during which time it must have flitted from a leaf to my sleeve. Meet Tachycixius pilosus, a very handsome member of the Cixiidae family, which can be found on deciduous trees and shrubs between May and July.

220510 Tachycixius pilosus