Lygocoris [Lygus] pabulinus (Linnaeus 1761) (Family Miridae)


Nymph on Salix caprea

Length: Male 5-5.6mm, Female 5.8-6.7mm
Egg Nymph Adult
September - April April - June
(Earliest: 4.6)
July - August
May - October
(Earliest: 19.6)
(2 Generations)

Alarm Chemicals
Esters Hexyl Butanoate

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows

Wet Meadows

Gardens
Food:
(Polyphagous)

Several Asteraceae Juices

Several Rosaceae Juices

Urtica dioica Juices

Chenopodium album Juices

Lamium album Juices

Rumex obtusifolius Juices

Epilobium angustifolium Juices

Galium mollugo Juices

Melampyrum pratense Juices

Most Betulaceae Juices

Several Salicaceae Juices

Sambucus nigra Juices

Angelica sylvestris Nectar

Heracleum sphondylium Nectar
Possible Food:
(Polyphagous)

Mentha Juices

Prunus
Predators:
Lindenius albilabris

British Bugs: Lygocoris pabulinus Common Green Capsid
Nature Spot: Common Green Capsid - Lygocoris pabulinus
Insektenbox: Grüne Futterwanze


Pictures © 2003, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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