Tarnished Plant Bug (Lygus lineolaris)

Order: Hemiptera (he-MIP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Miridae
Genus: Lygus
Species: lineolaris

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Preston, Maryland
Greensboro, North Carolina
Warrensville, North Carolina
Corning, Ohio

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On Jan 6, 2007, celtic_dolphin from Boone, NC (Zone 4b) wrote:

Absolute worst pest I've ever had to deal with! They damage plants by injecting toxins each time they bite - causing brown spots and deformations in flowers, leaves, etc. They especially love fast growing parts of plants - tender leaves, buds, flowers, and so they cause tremendous damage.

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