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Green vegetable bug (098) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Green vegetable bug; green stink bug; green shield bug; southern green stink bug.

Scientific Name

Nezara viridula

AUTHORS Grahame Jackson, Mani Mua & Helen Tsatsia
Information from CABI (2017) Nezara viridula (green stick bug) Crop Protection Compendium (; and Nezara viridula(Linnaeus) Entomology & Nematology. UF/IFAS, University of Florida. (; and from Waterhouse DF, Norris KR (1987) Biological Control Pacific Prospects. Inkata Press. Photo 5 Cameron Prybol, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Georgia, USA.

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.

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