Economic importance: Generalist predator
Hosts: Bugs, hoppers, larvae of whorl maggot, leaffolder, stem borers, and armyworms.
1. The egg is cylindrical and angled at the point where it attaches to the plant tissue. Freshly laid eggs are smooth, shiny, and transparent to translucent.
2. They later turn white. Before egg hatching, eggs increase in size.
1. The nymphs are whitish to gray with black hairs all over the body. Brownish stripes are present from the head to the abdomen.