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Common Name

Egg-sucking bug

Scientific Name

Cyrtorhinus fulvus

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Waterhouse DF, Norris KR (1987) Biological Control Pacific Prospects. Inkata Press; and Swaine G (1971) Agricultural Zoology in Fiji. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London; and from CABI (2018) Cyrtorhinus fulvus. Crop Protection Compendium. ( Photo 2 Woodward TE (1950) Cyrtorhinus cumberi Woordward 1950. Auckland War Memorial Museum. New Zealand. (,_1950_(AM_AMNZ21727-1).jpg).

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/18: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Pacific Community.

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