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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Larva has 4 instars, developing days.

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The pest sometimes entirely consumes seedlings of the melons and gourds of late sowings. Fauna and biology chrysomekina the beetles injuring agricultural plants in Azerbaijan. Naudin, a long, slender fruit, was preferred by E. Melon ladybird beetle, twelve-spotted melon beetle.

Adults hibernate under the litter in fields or under rush, where sometimes hundreds of beetles per 1 plant are aggregated. Pupation occurs on leaves and pupa develops days. Fertility is about eggs. The pest damages in adult and larval stages during all vegetation of host chrysmoelina. Damaged melon and gourd fruits keep badly, decaying in days.

It was reviewed on 23 July by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by Beetles are more gluttonous during reproduction time.

The largest fertility is observed in the first generation, beetles of 3rd-4th generations don’t lay eggs. This image was originally posted to Flickr by gailhampshire at https: Adults mm long, red-brown, dorsum with short hairs, each elytron with 6 black points. The pest was relatively less fecund on cucumber, suggesting options for resistance breeding. Embryogenesis lasts days. Summary [ edit ] Description Epilachna chrysomelina.


About yellow eggs in one layer are inserted into an egg batch. Pronotum without spots; each elytra with 6 black points, of which posterior sometimes merged into V-bend. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection Coccinellidaeon four host plant species. Larva in the 1st chrysokelina is about 2 mm in length, yellow; its dorsal surface is covered with 4 longitudinal rows of branched spicules.

Body length, mm.

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From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Key to harmful and useful insects and mites of vegetable cultures and potato in the USSR. Entire seedlings can be consumed, and partially damaged plants may rot afterwards. About biology of Epilachna chrysomelina F. They feed on some weeds, too, including dandelion, goose-foot, and bindweed. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Life history traits of melon ladybeetle, Epilachna chrysomelina Col.: Views View Edit History. Mature larva is Oviposition begins after a few days of additional feeding.


Laboratory evaluation of certain natural compounds against the melon ladybird beetle, Epilachna chrysomelina F. Larvae and adults gnaw parenchyma on the lower leaf surface and rind of young melon or cucumber.

Contributions to the biology of Epilachna chrysomclina in Israel. The adults feed on the same hosts, sometimes aggregating in hundreds on the plants. Spring activity begins in middle or last thirds of April, after appearance of early melon or gourd seedlings.

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. Diapause termination extends days.

Epilachna chrysomelina. Coccinellidae

Female lays eggs on the lower surface of host plant leaf. It gives generations. Watermelon is damaged in a lesser degree. The following other wikis use this file: