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Bagrada Bug Distribution

Bagrada Bug Distribution in California

bagrada bugs on coin

Female (top), male and female in compulation (middle) and a mature nymph (bottom) of Bagrada bug on a dime. (Photo by Surendra Dara)

Bagrada bug (Bagrada hilaris) is an invasive pest that was first reported in California in 2008 in Los Angeles County. It is currently reported from the following counties in California on various host plants.

Alameda
Fresno
Imperial
Inyo
Kern
Kings
Los Angeles
Merced
Monterey
Orange
Riverside
San Benito
San Bernardino
San Diego
San Francisco
San Mateo
Santa Barbara
Santa Clara
Santa Cruz
Stanislaus
Ventura
Yolo

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Videos

Bagrada Bug- Biology, Damage and Control

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=gSj3AZoJIRM

 Voraz plaga ataca huertos y jardines

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=uaEUQvcsabY

 

Pest Alert: http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/pestalert/pabagradabug.html

Other Articles:

1. Bagrada bug: An exotic pest in southern California

2. Bagrada bug is now in Santa Barbara County

3. Update on the Bagrada bug as it moves up to San Luis Obispo County

4. An update on the Bagrada bug

5. Bagrada bug host preference: Crucifers and green beans

6. Bagrada bug update: bioassays and a short video

7. Current distribution of Bagrada bug in California

8. Current status of the invasive Bagrada bug in California: geographic distribution and affected host plants

9. Bagrada bug distribution in California

 

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