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

Artemisia vulgaris; Atriplex hortensis, patula; Beta vulgaris; Calluna vulgaris; Cardaria draba; Carum carvi; Chenopodium album; Chrysanthemum; Cichorium intybus; Cirsium decussatum; Diplotaxis tenuifolia; Falcaria vulgaris; Foeniculum; Hibiscus; Malus domestica; Matricaria; Medicago sativa; Melilotus officinalis; Mentha x piperita; Salvia verticillata; Senecio inaequidens; Sesamum; Sinapis arvensis; Solanum; Solidago leiocarpa; Sonchus arvensis; Sorghum; Stachys; Suaeda vera; Taraxacum; Trifolium hybridum; Urtica dioica, urens; Verbascum; Vicia cracca; Vitis vinifera; Zea.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Exolygus pratensis.

references

Arsone, Vidano & Alma (1990a), Aukema, Chérot, Viskens & Bruers (2014a), Baugnée (2003c), Bech (19969a), Biurrun Aramayo & Herrera Mesa (1985a), Bruers & Aukema (2007a), Bury, Mazepa, Obszarny, ao (2021a), Dioli (1980a, 1996a), Lodos, Önder, Pehli̇van, ao (2003a), Ribes & Sauleda (1979a), Šefrová (2015b), Varis (1995a), Yazıcı & Yıldırım (2017a), Zeletzki & Rinnhofer (1966a).

Last modified 30.iii.2022