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Contact: Richard Levine
Entomological Society of America

Bagrada hilaris, an Invasive Stink Bug Attacking Cole Crops in the Southwestern United States

Caption: The life stages of B. hilaris are shown: (A) Newly laid eggs. (B) First instar next to unhatched egg. (C) Third instar. (D) Fourth instar. (E) Fifth instar with wingpads. (F) Adults in copula with the smaller male on left. (US penny used for scale.)

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