Eurydema pulchrum Minimize

January 2008. A beetle damaging cabbages in the highlands of Papua New Guinea was sent for identification.

It was identified as Eurydema pulchrum (Westwood, a pentatomid pest of crucifers, flowering weeds and sometimes peppers. The common name is Cabbage shield bug.

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