Lygus pratensis (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Miridae)


Nymph

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

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Polyphagous)

Many Asteraceae Juices

Several Fabaceae Juices

Ranunculus acris Juices

Raphanus raphanistrum Juices

Linaria vulgaris Juices

Chenopodium album Juices

Rumex acetosa Juices

Calluna vulgaris Juices
Possible Food:
(Polyphagous)

Aphididae

Cirsium Juices

Polygonum Juices

Trifolium 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


Pictures © 2003, 2006, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

Caution

Back to Ecology of Commanster