Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Miridae)
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Dixon, Wayne N., and Thomas R. Fasulo. 2009. “Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus Lineolaris (Palisot De Beauvois) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Miridae): EENY-245/IN513, Rev. 11/2009”. EDIS 2009 (10). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in513-2009.

Abstract

Revised! EENY-245, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Wayne N. Dixon and T. R. Fasulo, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this insect that attacks over half of the cultivated plant species grown in the United States, including increasing feeding damage on conifer seedlings — distribution, description, life history, hosts, damage, survey and detection, and management. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, November 2009.

EENY-245/IN513: Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Miridae) (ufl.edu)

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