cabbage bug

Related to cabbage bug: Harlequin cabbage bug

cabbage bug

n
(Animals) another name for the harlequin bug
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har′lequin bug`


n.
a black stink bug, Murgantia histrionica, with red and yellow markings, that is a pest of cabbages and related plants.
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References in periodicals archive ?
The cabbage bug, Eurydema ornatum (L.) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), is distributed over large parts of the Palearctic Region, especially Europe and the Mediterranean countries (Lodos, 1982; Rosca and Popov, 1982; Aukema, 1993).