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Integrated Pest Management · Agriculture and Natural Resources

University of California

True bugs

Consperse stink bug

Consperse stink bug.

Boxelder bug

Boxelder bug adult and nymphs.

Lace bugs

Lace bugs.

Adult true bugs usually have thickened forewings with membranous tips. When they rest, their folded wings overlap, forming a characteristic triangle or X-shape. True bugs have sucking mouthparts, which point downward on plant-feeding species, perpendicular to the plane of the insect's body.

True bugs on plants (GENERAL)

Blood-sucking true bugs

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