Sunn pest

Sunn pest

Photo by ICARDA

  • Brown bug with wide oval-shaped body (12 mm long) with a wide triangular head
  • Attacks most cereal crops
  • Colonies can be seen on cereal heads in spring
  • Injects enzymes into the plant as it feeds which can result in grain damage and abortion

High priority pest of: Grains

Scientific name: Eurogaster integriceps
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Stink bugs, aphids, mealybugs, scale, whiteflies & hoppers (HEMIPTERA)

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol