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Cotton seed bug

Oxycarenus hyalinipennis

Cotton seed bug (Oxycarenus hyalinipennis) is an insect pest of cotton plants. It is a native of Southern Europe and Africa and was first detected in Puerto Rico in 2010.

Surveyed for in southeastern states, but not currently found in the U.S.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet and the CABI data sheet.
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