Dusky cotton bug

                                                      Dusky cotton bug

                                                 Dusky cotton bug
                                                 Fig 1:Dusky cotton bug.

                                              Dusky cotton bug
                                              Fig 2:Eggs of Dusky cotton bug.

                              Pest information
                   Dusky cotton bug(Oxycareous hyalinipennis)
                     Lygaediae: Hemiptera

                              Symptoms of damage
                   Suck the sap from developing seeds in open bolls and stain the lint black. Seeds discoloured and shrunken. NYMPH & ADULT
                   Description of pest
                   Adult: Dusky, greyish brown bug, with pointed head and white hyaline wings.

Posted on March 13, 2012, in Cotton Pest. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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