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Closterotomus fulvomaculatus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Miridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Hemiptera
Genus  Closterotomus
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Similar  Closterotomus, Closterotomus biclavatus, Capsodes gothicus, Capsus ater, Deraeocoris ruber

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Closterotomus fulvomaculatus is a species of plant bugs belonging to the family Miridae, subfamily Mirinae.

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Description

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.

Distribution

It is mainly absent from Andorra, Azores, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Ireland, Madeira, Malta and northwestern part of Russia.

Ecology

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.

References

Closterotomus fulvomaculatus Wikipedia


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