volume 169, issue 1, P90-96 2020
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12943
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Gonçalo Abraços Duarte, Filipa Caldas, Ariadna Pechirra, Elsa Borges da Silva, Elisabete Figueiredo

Abstract: Dicyphine mirids are one of the most important groups of predators on tomato. In the Mediterranean region, several species in the genera Dicyphus, Macrolophus, and Nesidiocoris (Hemiptera: Miridae, Bryocorinae, Dicyphini) colonize protected horticultural crops. In Portugal, Nesidiocoris tenuis (Reuter) is increasingly abundant in the mirid species complex of tomato crops and appears to be displacing the native Dicyphus cerastii Wagner. In order to know whether intraguild predation (IGP) can explain the decreas…

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