Tea Mosquito Bug

Symptoms of damage

Nymphs and adult suck the sap from plant tissues after sunset
Tender branches and leaves dry due to Phytotoxemia
Burnt up appearance of affected branches
Tip drying of leaves

Identification of pest

Adult - black colour with red thorax, black and white abdomen and greenish brown wings.


Spray phosalone 2ml / lit of water in the evening hours for better control.