If the bagrada bug (Bagrada hilaris) is detected in imported goods, shipments will be prohibited entry to Florida with no treatment option.
The bagrada bug is a pest of broccoli, cabbage, mustards, cauliflower and a wide range of other crops.
GEVORK ARAKELIAN, LA County Dept. Agriculture, Bugwood.org, #5493926
Life stages of the bagrada bug. Photographs by Surendra Dara, University of California Cooperative Extension (first three nymphal stages, and adult); Eric Natwick, University of California Cooperative Extension (eggs and fourth nymphal stage).