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Apolygus lucorum
(small green plant bug)

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Apolygus lucorum (small green plant bug)

Summary

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  • 10 December 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Apolygus lucorum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • small green plant bug
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Apolygus lucorum (Meyer-Dur)

Preferred Common Name

  • small green plant bug

Other Scientific Names

  • Lygocoris lucorum (Meyer)
  • Lygus lucorum (Meyer)

International Common Names

  • French: petit, capside, vert

Local Common Names

  • Japan: Komidori-mekuragame

EPPO code

  • LYGULU (Lygus lucorum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Heteroptera
  •                             Family: Miridae
  •                                 Genus: Lygocoris
  •                                     Species: Apolygus lucorum

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2021

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Clubiona deletrix Predator Adults/Nymphs
Clubiona japonicola Predator Adults/Nymphs China; Jiangsu cotton
Erigonidium graminicolum Predator Adults/Nymphs China; Jiangsu cotton
Geocoris ochropterus Predator Adults/Nymphs China; Jiangsu cotton
Misumenops tricuspidatus Predator Adults/Nymphs China; Jiangsu cotton
Nabis stenoferus Predator Adults/Nymphs China; Jiangsu cotton
Neriene oidedicata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Orius minutus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Paederus fuscipes Predator Adults/Nymphs China; Jiangsu cotton
Pardosa t-insignata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Pardosa t-insignita Predator Adults/Nymphs China; Jiangsu cotton
Phintella bifurcilinea Predator Adults/Nymphs
Plexippus setipes Predator Adults/Nymphs China; Jiangsu cotton
Propylea japonica Predator Adults/Nymphs
Tetragnatha praedonia Predator Adults/Nymphs
Xysticus ephippiatus Predator Adults/Nymphs China; Jiangsu cotton

References

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APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Technical Document No. 135. Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

Pan HongSheng, Lu YanHui, Wyckhuys, K. A. G., Wu KongMing, 2013. Preference of a polyphagous mirid bug, Apolygus lucorum (Meyer-Dür) for flowering host plants. PLoS ONE, 8(7), e68980. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068980

Distribution References

APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. In: Technical Document No. 135, Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Lu YanHui, Wu KongMing, Guo YuYuan, 2007. Flight potential of Lygus lucorum (Meyer-Dür) (Heteroptera: Miridae). Environmental Entomology. 36 (5), 1007-1013. DOI:10.1603/0046-225X(2007)36[1007:FPOLLM]2.0.CO;2

Pan HongSheng, Lu YanHui, Wyckhuys K A G, Wu KongMing, 2013. Preference of a polyphagous mirid bug, Apolygus lucorum (Meyer-Dür) for flowering host plants. PLoS ONE. 8 (7), e68980. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0068980

Št'astná P, Psota V, 2013. Arthropod diversity (Arthropoda) on abandoned apple trees. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis. 61 (5), 1405-1422. DOI:10.11118/actaun201361051405

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