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Definition of capsid bugs

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Definition as written by Terry:

Black, brown or green bugs that suck the sap of new growth (tips and buds) of many plants, resulting in distorted flowers and leaves.

Two of the most common capsid bugs are Lygocoris pabulinus ("Common Green Capsid") and Lygus rugulipennis ("European Tarnished Plant Bug")


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