Pest Photo

Gevork Arakelian, LA County Dept. Agriculture,

Bagrada bug

Bagrada hilaris

Bagrada bug (Bagrada hilaris) is an insect pest of cole crops and plants in the mustard family. It is a native of Africa and was first detected in California in 2008.

A plant-feeding stink bug, the Bagrada Bug has become a serious agricultural pest in the southwestern United states.

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