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Anchor Bug Look-a-Likes

Anchor bugs are generalist predators of insects. The harlequin bug is a pest on a variety of crops.Identifying friend or foe is very important in pest management.

Anchor Bug Adult

Image 1. Distinguishing features of Anchor bug adults.

Harlequin Bug Adult

Image 2. Distinguishing features of harlequin bug adults.