Lygus lineolaris

Tarnished Plant Bug
Binomial:Lygus lineolaris
Order: Hemiptera
Diseases vectored:Some viral diseases

The Tarnished Plant Bug is a serious pest of both food crops and ornamentals, with a wide range of hosts and capable of causing considerable damage.

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Buds and terminal branches often become yellowed, wilted, or aborted due to heavy sap feeding.

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Affected genera include but are not limited to the following:

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