Anasa tristis

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Synonyms for Anasa tristis

large black American bug that sucks sap of vines of the gourd family

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The biology of Anasa tristis De Geer with particular reference to the tachinid parasite, Trichopoda pennipes Fabr.
1-Common squash bugs (Anasa tristis) were collected at Bodega Marine Reserve on the California coast between 21 March and 23 March 2016.
Its feeding spreads wilt diseases, which can kill the vines overnight; its reproductive prowess is awesome; and it is tough: Even when I was still using "organically approved" insecticides, such as rotenone, Anasa tristis simply shrugged off my desperate applications.
Squash bugs (Anasa tristis) and green stink bugs (Acrosternum hiare) are never welcome in the vegetable garden.
Similarly, other pests, for example the squash bug, Anasa tristis (DeGeer), and the American palm cixiid, Myndus crudus Van Duzee, are favored by the use of organic mulches (Howard & Oropeza 1998; Cranshaw et al.