Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lygus pratensis

Lygus pratensis (Linnaeus, 1758)

tarnished plant bug

on herbs

parasite

Larvae and adults at the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Atriplex hortensis, patula; Chenopodium album; Cirsium decussatum; Diplotaxis tenuifolia; Mentha x piperita; Solidago leiocarpa; Suaeda vera; Trifolium hybridum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Exolygus pratensis.

references

Baugnée (2003c), Bury, Mazepa, Obszarny, ao (2021a), Ribes & Sauleda (1979a).

Last modified 12.i.2022