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Green potato bug - Cuspicona simplex
Added: 16 Jan 2013  Updated: 11 Jul 2018
This adventive shield bug comes from Australia and is found in the North and South Islands of New Zealand. It occurs on host plants, Solanum species, in crops, gardens and parks as well as in native ecosystems. Conservat...
Native shield-bug egg parasitoid - Trissolcus oenone
Added: 22 Jan 2018  Updated: 08 Aug 2018
The Native shield-bug egg parasitoid is found in Australia and New Zealand. In New Zealand, this native species parasitises the eggs of native and Australian shield bugs in the family Pentatomidae (Hemiptera). It is foun...
Green vegetable bug egg parasitoid - Trissolcus basalis
Added: 18 Jan 2018  Updated: 08 Aug 2018
The adventive egg parasitoid of Green vegetable bug Nezara viridula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) was released into New Zealand in 1949 to help control the pest of crops such as beans and sweet corn. The population of the Gr...
Australasian green shield bug - Glaucias amyoti
Added: 14 Sep 2012  Updated: 11 Jul 2018
This native shield bug is found throughout the North Island of New Zealand and Nelson and Marlborough on the South Island. It is also present in Australia, East Timor, Indonesia (West Timor), Palau and Papaua New Guinea....
Green vegetable bug - Nezara viridula
Added: 10 Oct 2016  Updated: 11 Jul 2018
The cosmopolitan Green vegetable bug was found in Northland, New Zealand in 1944. This adventive shield bug is now found throughout the North Island and in the warmer parts of the South Island. It feeds on native plants ...
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