Eurydema ornata

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Eurydema ornata (click on image to enlarge it)
Author: Thomas Bresson
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Eurydema ornata nymph (click on image to enlarge it)
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Eurydema oleracea (Linnaeus, 1758) - (red cabbage bug)

This stink bug is a pest of cabbage and other Brassica species in Europe. Other crops like potatoes may also be attacked. The adults are around 8 mm long, with a striking red and black pattern.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: schwarzrückige Gemüsewanze
• English: red cabbage bug
• Español: chinche roja de la col
• Français: punaise rouge du chou