New plant bug discovered in Charleston may have hitchhiked on Spanish moss

New plant bug discovered in Charleston may have hitchhiked on Spanish moss

The Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center can add the discovery of a new plant bug to its portfolio of findings. The insect was discovered by Clemson entomologist Al Wheeler when he collected a small reddish-orange plant bug from an oak tree at the Coastal REC. A researcher with the United States Department of Agriculture at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., said this is the first time this insect has been found in the United States.
Source: Clemson
New plant bug discovered in Charleston may have hitchhiked on Spanish moss

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