Four-lined plant bug
July 2, 2015
Four-lined plant bug nymphs and adults move very rapidly when disturbed. Young nymphs are red-orange with black markings on the thorax.
Four-lined plant bug feeds on a wide variety of herbaceous perennials. It overwinters in the egg stage.
Remove weeds and plant debris from adjacent areas. Contact insecticides may be applied when nymphs and adults are present.
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