Closterotomus fulvomaculatus (De Geer, 1773)

hop capsid

polyphagous

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 puncture 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).

mod 11.xii.2019