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Megalocoleus molliculus

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Megalocoleus molliculus is a species of plant bug in the family Miridae.[1][2][3][4] It is found in Europe and east through the Palearctic to Siberia (excluding China). It also occurs in North America.[1]

M. molliculus lives mainly on yarrow Achillea millefolium, more rarely also on tansy Tanacetum vulgare and other Compositae (Asteraceae) such as chamomile Matricaria, Artemisia and dog chamomile Anthemis. The adult bugs occur from late June to mid-September. The females pierce their eggs in the upper parts of the stems of their host plants.

References

  1. ^ a b "Megalocoleus molliculus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-04.
  2. ^ "Megalocoleus molliculus species details". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-04.
  3. ^ "Megalocoleus molliculus". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-04.
  4. ^ "Megalocoleus molliculus Species Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-05-04.
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Megalocoleus molliculus: Brief Summary

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Megalocoleus molliculus is a species of plant bug in the family Miridae. It is found in Europe and east through the Palearctic to Siberia (excluding China). It also occurs in North America.

M. molliculus lives mainly on yarrow Achillea millefolium, more rarely also on tansy Tanacetum vulgare and other Compositae (Asteraceae) such as chamomile Matricaria, Artemisia and dog chamomile Anthemis. The adult bugs occur from late June to mid-September. The females pierce their eggs in the upper parts of the stems of their host plants.

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