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Species Apolygus lucorum

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Mirinae
Tribe Mirini
Genus Apolygus
Species lucorum (Apolygus lucorum)
Other Common Names
koao-kasumikame
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lygocoris lucorum
Explanation of Names
Apolygus lucorum (Meyer-Dür 1843)
Size
5-6 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic and widespread there(2), adventive in NA, established in ne. NA(3)
Season
Adults Jul-Oct in UK(1)
Food
zoophytophagous; hosts: mostly Artemisia, but also some other Asteraceae, Fabaceae, and Urticaceae (nettle)(2)
Remarks
in some areas (esp. Asia) seriously damages crops incl. cotton, grape, etc.(4)
earliest record in our area: ME 1885(3)(5)
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