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.

hostp lants

Alnus; Betula; Crataegus; Filipendula ulmaria; Frangula alnus; Fraxinus; Humulus lupulus; Prunus spinosa; Pyrus communis; Rhamnus cathartica; Rubus; Salix; Ulmus; Urtica.

phenology

Hibernation as egg.

synonyms

Calocoris fulvomaculatus.

references

Buhr (1965a), Roskam (2019a), Southwood & Leston (1959a), Wachmann, Melber & Deckert (2004a).

Last modified 21.viii.2020