Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Apolygus lucorum

Apolygus lucorum (Meyer-Dür, 1843)

small green plant bug

on Urtica, etc.

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves; strong preference for plants in flower.

host plants

polyphagous

Achillea millefolium; Agastache rugosa; Artemisia abrotanum, absinthium, vulgaris; Coriandrum sativum; Eupatorium cannabinum; Glebionis coronaria;Gossypium hirsutum; Helianthus annuus; Humulus japonicus; Impatiens balsamina; Mentha longifolia; Ocimum basilicum; Ricinus communis; Salix repens; Tanacetum vulgare; Urtica dioica; Vigna radiata.

See Pan ao for a much more extensive list.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Lygocoris, Lygus, lucorum.

references

Aukema & Hermes (2009b), Aukema, Chérot, Viskens & Bruers (2014a), Aukema, Hermes, Chen & Nieser (2012a), Baugnée & Chérot (2004a), Bech (19969a), Chłond & Gorczyca (2009a), Korcz (2001a), Pagola-Carte, Zabalegui & Ribes (2006a), Pan, Lu, Wyckhuys & Wu (2013a), Ribes (1982a), Yazıcı & Yıldırım (2017a).

Last modified 8.iv.2022