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Common name: Melon ladybird beetle Products: (PLure) (PTrap Pack) ( PTrap). Epilachna chrysomelina is a species of insects with 1 observation. No articles are available for Epilachna chrysomelina in the Encyclopedia of Life. EOL invites you to contribute articles about Epilachna chrysomelina such as.

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Adults mm long, red-brown, dorsum with short hairs, each elytron with 6 black points. Chrysomekina View Edit History. Larvae and adults gnaw parenchyma on the lower leaf surface and rind of young melon or cucumber. The largest fertility is observed in the first generation, beetles of 3rd-4th generations don’t lay eggs.

You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. The pest was relatively less fecund on cucumber, suggesting options for resistance breeding. Evaluation of certain entomopathogenic nematodes against the melon ladybird, Epilachna chrysomelina F.

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Larva yellow-green, about mm long, the dorsum covered with several longitudinal rows of branched setae.

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Pronotum without spots; each elytra with 6 black points, of which posterior sometimes merged into V-bend. Coccinellidaeon four chryomelina plant species.

Beetles are more gluttonous during reproduction time. Maximum rate of the oviposition occurs in the 2nd half of May. The pest damages in adult and larval stages during all vegetation of host plants.

Influence of temperature, photoperiod and host-plant on the bionomics of the melon ladybird Epilachna chrysomelina F. Additional damage is due to the transmission of squash mosaic virus by the beetle, a disease manifested by misshapen fruits, leaf blistering, yellowing and distortions. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

Pupation occurs on leaves and pupa develops chrysommelina.

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Oviposition begins after a few days of additional feeding. If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file. Entire seedlings can be consumed, and partially damaged plants may rot afterwards.

Contributions to the biology of Epilachna chrysomclina in Israel. Shoulders widely rounded, eiplachna simple. Removal of cucurbit plant residues after harvesting, autumn chrysomdlina, and crop rotation. Adults have diurnal activity and fly very well. It gives generations. The pest sometimes entirely consumes seedlings of the melons and gourds of late sowings. Adults hibernate under the litter in fields or under rush, where sometimes hundreds of beetles per 1 plant are aggregated.


Insecta, HolometabolaColeopteraCoccinellidae. This page was last edited on 14 Juneat This image was originally posted to Flickr by gailhampshire at https: Female lays eggs on the lower surface of host plant leaf. epillachna

Epilachna chrysomelina

Key to harmful and useful insects and mites of vegetable cultures and potato in the USSR. It was reviewed on 23 July by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by The literature reports about Epilachna chrysomelina harming activity on cotton are probably erroneous.

The adults feed on the same hosts, sometimes aggregating in hundreds on the plants.