Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus (De Geer, 1773)

hop capsid

polyphagous

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus: larva

Ligustrum spec., Hungary, Budapest, 20.iv.2016 © László Érsek

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus: larva

larve

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus: larva

somewhat older larva

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus: imago

imago

parasite

Bugs mainly of buds and growing parts of the plant; also zoophagous on aphids. Clear puncture damage mainly on hop; on pear sometimes sclerified bumps on disfigured fruits as suction damage.

host plants

Alnus; Betula; Chenopodium album; Crataegus; Filipendula ulmaria; Frangula alnus; Fraxinus excelsior; Humulus lupulus; Laurus nobilis; Prunus spinosa; Pyrus communis; Rhamnus cathartica; Rubus fruticosus; Salix;Sorbus; Ulmus; Urtica dioica.

phenology

Hibernation as egg.

synonyms

Calocoris fulvomaculatus.

references

Aukema, Chérot, Viskens & Bruers (2014a), Buhr (1965a), Chłond & Gorczyca (2009a), Kallenborn & Heseler (2008a), Lodos, Önder, Pehli̇van, ao (2003a), Malenovský, Baňař & Kment (2011a), Roskam (2019a), Southwood & Leston (1959a), Torma (2009a), Wachmann, Melber & Deckert (2004a).

Last modified 7.iv.2022