Poecilocapsus lineatus

Poecilocapsus lineatus

Fourlined Plant Bug
Type:Insect
Binomial:Poecilocapsus lineatus
Family:Miridae
Order: Hemiptera
Metamorphosis:Simple
Generations per year:One

The Fourlined Plant Bug is a pest of many food crops and ornamental species, capable of causing serious damage if infestations are heavy.

DescriptionEdit

The adult has a unique appearance, with yellow and black striped along its back.

Symptoms and SignsEdit

Foliar spotting, blotching, distortion, and leaf drop.

EcologyEdit

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