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HortNET Archive, The Horticulture and Food Research Institute of New Zealand,

Wheat bug

Nysius huttoni

Wheat bug (Nysius huttoni) is an insect pest of wheat and a wide range of Brassica plants. It is a native of New Zealand.

Both adults and nymphs of this sap-feeding insect can cause serious damage to plant seeds and leaves. This species also feeds on various types of weeds in its natural range.

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