Photo 1. Brown faecal spots, adults and nymphs of the bean lace bug, Corythucha gossypii, on eggplant.
Photo 3. Leaves of eggplant showing white flecks, and also more serious yellow-white bleaching of older leaves due to feeding of bean lace bug, Corythucha gossypii.
Photo 6. Dark brown patch on the underside of a bean leaf due to feeding of the bean lace bug, Corythucha gossypii.
Photo 7. Top side of Photo 4 to show the brown lesion caused by the bean lace bug, Corythucha gossypii.
Bean lace bug, cotton lace bug
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Photo 3 Mike Furlong, University of Queensland, Brisbane.
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