Gevork Arakelian, LA County Dept. Agriculture,

Bagrada bug

Bagrada hilaris

Bagrada bug (Bagrada hilaris) is an insect pest of cole crops and plants in the mustard family. It is a native of Africa and was first detected in California in 2008.

A plant-feeding stink bug, the Bagrada Bug has become a serious agricultural pest in the southwestern United states.

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