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Published on Aug 1, 2013
Bagrada bug (Bagrada hilaris) is a new invasive pest in Arizona and California. It has a wide host range, but mainly feeds on cruciferous hosts. Bagrada bug is a small hemipteran insect which resembles harlequin bug. Males and females are frequently seen in copulating position. Eggs are barrel-shaped and laid on plant parts or in the top layer of soil. Nymphs with their red, black and white markings resemble ladybird beetles. This video is intended to provides a quick overview of the biology, damage, and control of the Bagrada bug.