Harlequin Bug

Catalogue Type
Plant Pests Catalogue
Scientific Name
Murgantia hisrionica
Distinguishing Characters
The harlequin bug is a flat, shield-shaped stink bug (3/8 inch long) with red-and-black spotted markings, on its back.
The nymphs have the same markings, but are smaller and more round.
The eggs stand on end in double rows and appear as tiny white kegs with black hoops.
Host Crop
Brocolli, Radish , crucifers and other vegetable crops
Photo of Insect
Photo of Damaged Crop