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Genus Bagrada

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Pentatominae
Tribe Strachiini
Genus Bagrada
Explanation of Names
Bagrada Stål 1862
A single (adventive) species in our area
Adults are black wit orange and orange markings, 5-7 mm long.
native to Old World tropics.
Main hosts are plants in the mustard family. They may attack plants of other families.
Print References
Ahmad I., Kamaluddin S. (1981) A revision of the subgenus Bagrada Stål, 1862 (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae) from Pakistan with reference to zoogeography and phylogeny. 21 pp.
Internet References
Fact sheet on B. hilaris and B. cruciferarum as crop pests in Africa