Megacopta (genus)

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Megacopta cribraria (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Michasia Harris, University of Georgia
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Megacopta Hsiao & Jen, 1977

This genus of plant-sucking bugs contains around 30 species, which are mainly found in eastern Asia. Some are agricultural pests like the kudzu bug, Megacopta cribraria, which has been accidentally introduced into North America and attacks leguminous crops and fruit trees.

Type species: Megacopta cribraria


Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: