Lygus pratensis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Miridae)


Nymph

Length: Male 6.1-7.3mm, Female 5.8-6.7mm
Egg Nymph Adult
(18 Days) (Earliest: 24.9)
(3 Weeks)
August - July
(Earliest: 29.6)
(2 Generations)
(Winter)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Polyphagous)

Many Asteraceae Juices

Ranunculus acris Juices

Raphanus raphanistrum Juices

Linaria vulgaris Juices

Calluna vulgaris Juices

Aphididae
Possible Food:
(Polyphagous)

Cirsium Juices

Polygonum Juices
Food:
(Adult)

Leucanthemum vulgare Nectar

Tanacetum vulgare Nectar
Parasitoids:
Peristenus pallipes Larva

Phasia obesa Larva

British Bugs: Lygus pratensis
Nature Spot: Lygus pratensis
Insektenbox: Gemeine Wiesenwanze


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