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Harlequin Bug

Scientific Name: 
Murgantia histrionica

The Harlequin Bug is a type of stick bug with colorful black and red markings.  It is most commonly found on members of the cabbage family and sweet alyssum.  It feeds on the plant fluids using piercing-sucking mouthparts. Photo by Laurel Woodley

Garden Location: 
Voluteer Garden
Murgantia histrionica produces an unpleasant order when disturbed
Viewing Months: 
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
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