Examples of pest and beneficial (including parasitised) eggs.

Please note: these photos are not to scale.

Pests: Single or small groups

Small brown bean bug

Large brown bean bug

Soybean moth

Soybean looper

Helicoverpa (darken as they develop)

Bean podborer

Pests: Rafts

Green vegetable bug (freshly laid)

Green vegetable bug (ready to hatch)

Spodoptera (cluster caterpillar)

Brown shield bug

Green stink bug

Beneficials: Rafts


Assassin bugs


Spined predatory bug


Glossy shield bug

Beneficials: Parasitism

Healthy (top) and parasitised (bottom) Helicoverpa

Trissolcus basalis emerging from parasitised GVB eggs