Lygus rugulipennis

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Lygus rugulipennis (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Mick Talbot
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Lygus rugulipennis Poppius - (European tarnished plant bug)

The bug is common and polyphagous in Europe. It attacks crops like strawberries, potatoes, cereals or alfalfa, causing malformations. The adults are about 5 mm long, the forewings have a densely pubescent corium. The colour is variable brown, gray, light green or almost black. It may complete several generations per year.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Trübe Feldwanze
Behaarte Wiesenwanze
• English: European tarnished plant bug
• Español: chinche de los prados