Harlequin Bugs & Other Stink Bugs (stub)

Harlequin bugs are part of the big family of bugs known as Stink Bugs. All but two of this large group of insects are pests to crops. Get familiar with the two good guys (the Two-Spotted Stink Bug & the Rough Stink Bug) so you don’t accidentally kill them. Click the links for some google images. 

Physical Description

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Species & Taxonomy

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Lifecycle

 

Plants Affected

 

Plants Unaffected

 

Geographical Range

 

Signs & Symptoms

Whole Plant

Leaves

Flowers

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Fruit

Roots/Tubers

How to Positively Identify

 

Treatment

Prevention & Control

 

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Natural Enemies & Biological Controls

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Barriers

Traps

Sprays & Dusts

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