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Lygus lineolaris(LYGULI)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: LYGULI
  • Preferred name: Lygus lineolaris
  • Authority: (Palisot de Beauvois)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Capsus lineolaris Palisot de Beauvois
Liocoris lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois)
Lygus oblineatus (Say)

Common names
Name Language
American tarnished plant bug English
chinche Spanish
chinche ligus Spanish (MX)
punaise terne French
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Hemiptera ( 1HEMIO )
Suborder Heteroptera ( 1HETER )
Family Miridae ( 1MIRIF )
Genus Lygus ( 1LYGUG )
Species Lygus lineolaris ( LYGULI )