Capsid bug

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Capsid bug
Capsid Bug Miridae.jpg
A Capsid bug
Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Family: Miridae

Identifying Features[edit]

Small brown spots which later turn into holes appear on the foliage. Young shoots may be distorted and the crinkling of small leaflets may be severe.


Damage is usually too slight to affect yield.Spray the plants with insecticidal soap if the attack is severe.


No practical method available