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Bugs of Vegetables

 

aphids on lettuce

Aphids

armyworm moth larva

Armyworms

cabbage maggot larvae

Cabbage Maggot

     

diamondback moth larvae

Cabbage Worms

(Cabbage Looper, Diamondback Moth, Imported Cabbageworm)

Colorado potato beetle adult

Colorado Potato Beetle

corn earworm larva

Corn Earworm

     

army cutworm larva

Cutworms

European corn borer larva

European Corn Borer

fall armyworm larvae

Fall Armyworm

     

flea beetle on broccoli

Flea Beetles

tomato hornworm larvae

Hornworms

Japanese beetle adults and damage

Japanese Beetle

     

potato leafhopper adult

Leafhoppers and Spittlebugs

spider mites

Spider Mites

squash bug adult

Squash Bug

     

green stink bug adult

Stink Bugs

striped cucumber beetle adults

Striped Cucumber Beetle

adult tarnished plant bug

Tarnished Plant Bug

     

greenhouse thrips

Thrips

wireworms

Wireworms

 
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[Photos, left to right: (aphids) Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org; (armyworm) North Carolina Forest Service Archive, Bugwood.org; (cabbage worms) Russ Ottens, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org; (cabbage maggot) Queen's Printer for Ontario, 2009; (Colorado potato beetle) Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org ; (corn earworm) Alton N. Sparks, Jr., University of Georgia, Bugwood.org; (cutworms) Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org; (European corn borer) Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org; (fall armyworm) University of Georgia Archive, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org; (flea beetles) Russ Ottens, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org; (hornworms) Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org; (Japanese beetle) David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org; (leafhoppers) Steve L. Brown, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org; (spider mites) David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org; (squash bug) Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org; (stink bugs) David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org; (striped cucumber beetle) Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org; (thrips) David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org; (wireworms) Frank Peairs, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org]

 
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