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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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  Image Number D3080-1

A newly hatched western tarnished plant bug at the 1st instar stage. Although the 1st instars produce little damage to crops, their ability to survive environmental stresses is key to development of populations of older, more damaging nymphs.


Photo by Dale Spurgeon.

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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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