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Lygus bugs (genus Lygus Hahn) of North America (Heteroptera: Miridae)

Leonard A. Kelton

Lygus bugs (genus Lygus Hahn) of North America (Heteroptera: Miridae)

by Leonard A. Kelton

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Published in Ottawa : Entomological Society of Canada, 1975 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLeonard A. Kelton.
SeriesMemoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada ; no. 95
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/7373 (Q)
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4131610M
LC Control Number80108940

Lygus cf. pratensis Family: Miridae Nau, B. S. () Identification of plantbugs in the genus Lygus in Britain This genus is one of the most problematic mirid groups to identify. The five UK species can overlap considerably in colour, markings and size; some specimens cannot be most reliable identification features concern the fine detaill of the corium, and are visible only at. Lygus desertus Knight, Lygus elisus, known generally as the pale legume bug or lucerne plant bug, is a species of plant bug in the family Miridae. It is found in Central America, North America, and : Insecta.

The tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois), attacks a wide variety of economically important herbaceous plants, vegetable crops, commercial flower plants, fruit trees, and nursery stock (Kelton ). In fact, over half of the cultivated plant species grown in the United States are listed as host plants for tarnished plant. Controlling Lygus Bugs Plus If spider mites are a problem in your area, apply a dust containing 40 per- cent or more of sulfur plus any of the insecticides recommended for lygus- bug control. Or, apply a dust or spray of any of the recommended insecticides plus a suitable miticide.

The tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris, is one of the more common species and is known to feed on over crops and weed plants. Adult Lygus bugs are about 1/4 inch in length, and pale green, light brown, or dark brown with a distinctive triangular marking on its back. Adult lygus bug activity can be monitored during bloom and podding by making 25 of ° sweeps in at least five randomly selected places in a field. Chemical control is warranted when 7 to 10 adult lygus bugs are collected per 25 sweeps (O’Keeffe et al., ). The western yellow-striped armyworm is usually a late season pest.


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Lygus bug (Lygus spp.) Western tarnished plant bug (Lygus hesperus) Pest description and crop damage This group of insect have piercing-sucking mouthparts and a triangle between the head and the wings. Feeding on fruit causes depressions and hard corky areas.

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hesperus Knight. About Lygus Bug Plant bugs belonging to the genus Lygus (Hahn) are small, oval-shaped insects that feed on a variety of crops and weeds. Commonly referred to as lygus bugs with as many as 4 different species found on the Canadian prairies, they feed on the sap of new growth and reproductive tissue.

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lygus into a tray placed under the plant. Treatment threshold is one lygus nymph per 20 plants. If a bug-vac is used to sample, the threshold is one lygus per 10 plants.

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Pale legume bug, Lygus elisus There are three predominant species of lygus in Texas cotton: the western tarnished plant bug, the tarnished plant bug, and the pale legume bug.

The western tarnished plant bug is the most common species in the western half of Texas, and the tarnished plant bug domi- nates in the eastern half of the state. Lygus is generally not a problem pest except, possibly, later in the summer on day-neutral strawberries.

Biology and life history The lygus bug overwinters as an adult in groundcover. As temperatures increase above 46ºF, they emerge from cover to feed. ALFALFA GROWN FOR SEED - LYGUS BUGS AND OTHER LYGUS SPECIES - WASHINGTON General Information PRODUCT INFORMATION Carefully read, understand and follow label use rates and restrictions.

Apply the amount specified in the following tables with properly calibrated aerial or ground spray equipment. Species of Lygus: Although there are 14 species of plant bugs in the genus Lygus in Manitoba, 3 of these can be common on many crops in lineolaris, commonly called the tarnished plant bug, is often the most abundant of these 3 species of lygus other 2 species that can be common on crops are Lygus borealis, and Lygus elisus, commonly called the pale legume bug.

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The severity of this insect as a pest in orchards is dependent upon the development of the insect on host plants on which it lives and. feeds. Unlike Phytocoris, Lygus. San Joaquin Valley of California. Lygus hesperus Knight (western tarnished plant bug) is the predominant species found, while Lygus elisus Van Duzee (pale legume bug) is observed less frequently.

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Lygus bugs found in Arizona cotton are actually a complex of three different species, L. hesperus Knight, L. elisus Van Duzee, and L. lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois). File Size: 70KB. Labels related to the pest - Bug, Lygus. Toggle navigation. 0.The tarnished plant bug (Lygus lineolaris) feeds on over half of all commercially grown crop plants, but favors cotton, alfalfa, beans, stone fruits, and conifer seedlings.

This bug can be found across North America, from northern Canada to southern : Insecta.Lygus hesperus Lygus lineolaris Lygus elisus General Information. Lygus adults and nymphs pierce flower and fruiting structures.

They cause malformation, poor pollination and abscission of flowers. Deform and discolor fruiting structures.

Deformity commonly referred to as “catfacing”.