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EENY527: Bean Plataspid: Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Plataspidae)

Figure 7. Infestation of adult bean plataspids, Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius), on a local house in Georgia, USA. Megacopta cribraria have an overwintering stage during their life cycle and tend to swarm to nearby buildings during the overwintering period.

Credit: Daniel R. Suiter, University of Georgia,