Lace wing bug

Lace wing bug: Urentius hystricellus

Symptoms of damage:

  • Yellowing of leaves
  • Affected leaves covered with exuviae and excreta

Identification of pest:

  • Egg: White nibble shaped eggs
  • Nymph: yellowish white with prominent spines
  • Adult: Dorsal side -straw coloured
  • Ventral side -black coloured
  • Pronotum and forewings reticulated


  • Spray dimethoate 30 EC @ 1 lit/ha or methyl demeton 25 EC @ 1 lit/ha



  • TamilNadu Agritech Portal
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