Green Shield Bug (Palomena prasina)
|Order: Hemiptera (he-MIP-ter-a) (Info) |
Family: Pentatomidae (pen-ta-TOM-id-ee) (Info)
This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Olive Branch, Mississippi
Newtown Grant, Pennsylvania
West Valley City, Utah
Yellow Spring, West Virginia
|By bonitin |
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|Neutral ||bonitin ||On Oct 24, 2006, bonitin from Gent
(Zone 8a) wrote:
Found in town garden in Gent (Belgium-Europe)
|Negative ||docsab ||On Oct 29, 2006, docsab from Newtown, PA
(Zone 6b) wrote:
I usually find these on my tomato plants. The sucking mouthparts often damage the fruit. The insect is somewhat elusive and quickly retreats to the opposite side of the leaf when approached.
Timer: 7.5 jiffies (0.07496190071106).