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Nezara viridula  (Linnaeus, 1758)    -    Nymphs
Main synonym = Cimex viridulus    Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Insecta / Heteroptera / Pentatomidae
Green Vegetable Bug , Southern Green Shieldbug     Spallut aħdar
Further Information:
Found on wild and cultivated plants. Occasionally damages potato and pea crops. Nymph undergoes various stages, each having a different morphology. It has 5 stages of nymphs which are quite different in colour and size. The young nymphs are quite colourful, and gradually change until the adult is completely green.






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