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small bug having body and wings covered with a lacy network of raised lines

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Maternal care in Compseuta picta, an African lace bug (Heteroptera: Tingidae).
examined 19 varieties of Encore Azalea for host plant resistance to lace bugs.
Research entomologist Grant Kirker reports, "Host plant resistance is an environmentally friendly, low-tech, low-cost method of control that reduces the need for pesticides to manage azalea lace bugs.
As pests of ornamental azaleas, rhododendrons, and other ericaceous plants (Ericales: Ericaceae), all three lace bugs have been the subject of numerous biological studies (Neal & Schaefer 2000).
Family Tingidae Laporte, 1807 (=Tingididae; Tingitidae): the lace bugs, pp.
The lace bugs feed on the underside of the leaves damaging the foliage and causing premature senescence (Horn et al.
Overwintering adult sycamore lace bugs were collected from sycamore trees in north Florida near Quincy.
Similarly, imidacloprid applied to field-grown hawthorn trees significantly reduced leaf damage and abundance of hawthorn lace bugs for 6 mo after treatment (Gill et al.
Pre-treatment assessments of lace bugs populations and plant injury were conducted in Jun 2009 by harvesting 4 terminal shoots from each plant from the cardinal directions on each plant.
Fenpropathrin was effective early in the trial but mortality of lace bugs declined following the 77-d post-treatment evaluation.
The avocado lace bug, Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann) (Hemiptera: Tingidae), was first described in 1908 from specimens collected from avocados, Persea americana Miller (Lauraceae), in Florida.
Every 2 d, leaves and dead lace bugs were removed and replaced until S.
Stethoconus praefectus adults (females and males) that were 1 d old were confined in clear Plexiglass cages and provided with avocado lace bugs as described above.
Newly hatched amber-colored larvae crawled to the lace bugs and inserted their mouthparts usually under the more anterior abdominal segments (Figs.
Natural infestations of lantana lace bugs developed in mid-Jul, and were dispersed across all the replicates within 30 d in Dallas, TX.