Deraeocoris (Deraeocoris) ruber (Linnaeus, 1758)

Jerinic-Prodanovic, Dusanka & Protic, Ljiljana, 2013, True bugs (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) as psyllid predators (Hemiptera, Psylloidea), ZooKeys 319, pp. 169-189: 177

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.319.4316

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scientific name

Deraeocoris (Deraeocoris) ruber (Linnaeus, 1758)
status

 

11) Deraeocoris (Deraeocoris) ruber (Linnaeus, 1758)  

Trophic status.

Zoophytophagous.

Distribution.

Holarctic.

Prey.

Cacopsylla pyri   , from Pyrus communis   , Radmilovac, 10.VII.2006, reared 1♀.

A very polyphagous zoophytophagous species. A Holarctic species occurring in large quantities in the south of Europe.

Already mentioned as a predator of Cacopsylla pyrisuga   ( Herard 1986). It also preys on younger caterpillar instars of some butterflies, mites and various other small insects in apple orchards, on Rubus   spp. and Urtica   spp. as well as on aphids on Corylus   spp. ( Herard 1986).

Reported as a predator of Acizzia jamatonica   ( Harizanova et al. 2012) in Bulgaria and Cacopsylla pyrisuga   in Serbia ( Jerinić-Prodanović et al. 2010).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Deraeocoris