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Closterotomus fulvomaculatus grass bug weichwanze
Closterotomus fulvomaculatus is a species of plant bugs belonging to the family Miridae, subfamily Mirinae.
- Closterotomus fulvomaculatus grass bug weichwanze
- Closterotomus fulvomaculatus klopu ka chmelov
Closterotomus fulvomaculatus klopu ka chmelov
The species is brownish coloured and is 6–7 millimetres (0.24–0.28 in) long while its nymph is either green or yellowish-green in colour. By July, it becomes an adult.
It is mainly absent from Andorra, Azores, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Ireland, Madeira, Malta and northwestern part of Russia.
Closterotomus fulvomaculatus lay eggs in the cracks of wooden stems in late July and August. They feed on various fruit crops including Trifolium, Urtica and various plants from Asteraceae family which includes Anthemis, Carduus, Cirsium and Matricaria species.