Small Wonders - fisherwr2

Molting harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on a cabbage leaf. The bug has piercing / sucking mouthparts that remove plant juices through a straw-like proboscis. This species can be very destructive to cruciferous plants, such as cabbage and broccoli

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