No Taxon (Section Diabroticites). Genus Diabrotica. Species balteata (Banded Cucumber Beetle). Explanation of Names. Diabrotica balteata LeConte The banded cucumber beetle, Diabrotica balteata LeConte, has become an increasingly important pest of sweet potato in Louisiana since In Louisi. () Banded Cucumber Beetle (Diabrotica balteata) Updated on 2/13/ PM Available online: PaDIL –

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Banded Cucumber Beetle, Diabrotica balteata.

Performance and host preference of adult banded cucumber beetles, Diabrotica balteatawhen offered several crops. Except for nematodes, the natural enemies of banded cucumber beetle are poorly known.

On the species of Galeruca and allied genera inhabiting North America. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. A total of eggs may be produced by a female. Sign in via your Institution Sign in.

The mermithid nematode Filipjevimermis leipsandra affects this species, and natural infection levels in South Carolina were reported to be in the range of 20 to 40 percent from May through October. This should a Diabrotica balteata banded cucumber beetle from the images I was able to google up, combined with an ID from Mike Quinn from the state wildlife div. Wireworms and WDS complex. Knowledge Bank home Change location. Biocontrol News and Information 19 2 59NN.

Mature plants can be killed through disease transmission, even when feeding damage is light Gergerich et al. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.


Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link from Wikidata. She lays a cluster of eggs every few days for two to eight weeks, producing up to 15 clusters, for a maximum of eggs. Photos of insects and people from the gathering in ArizonaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Alabama Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Iowa Photos from the Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa Photos from the gathering in Washington.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chrysomelidae feeding upon Cucurbita spp. Close Find out more. Banded cucumber beetle is known as a vector of virus diseases in beans, and larval feeding might increase the incidence and severity of Fusarium wilt. Biology, distribution, and identification of pest Diabrotica.

Journal of Economic Entomology, Another consequence of beetle damage to plants is viral and bacterial infection. The number of days during which oviposition occurs ranged from 2 to 15, a single female laying as many as eggs in a lifetime.

Email alerts New issue alert. There is no diapause. Other known wild and cultivated host plants include amaranthpeanutcrownbeard[1] watermelonsilverleaf nightshade[8] bell pepper[4] mulberry[6] peabeetokraonionand lettuce. The female oviposits the cluster in a crack in the soil, and the eggs hatch in 5 to 9 days. Insecticides are sometimes used to prevent damage to roots by larvae. Escuela de Agricutura y Ganaderia, Mexico unpublished thesis.

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Contributed by Beatriz Moisset on 4 April, – 8: Distribution, host specificity, and overwintering of Celatoria bosqi Blanchard Diptera: The beetle likely originated in the tropical Americas and has moved into more temperate climates. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Damage may occur to foliage, blossoms, silk, kernels, the plant crown, and roots. Intra- and interspecific genetic variation in the gustatory perception of cucurbitacins by diabroticite rootworms Coleoptera: Drosophilidae in Northwestern United States.


In the field as many as 12 were observed in a single cluster. xiabrotica

Banded Cucumber Beetle

Females normally deposit two to 15 egg clusters balteaata up to eggs each. Click the contributor’s name for licensing and usage information. Photograph by Lyle J. The most frequent forms of serious injury are defoliation by adults and root feeding on plant seedlings by larvae.

If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. In the best conditions there can be six or seven generations per year. Bean and soybean are especially favored ChittendenSaba Natural Enemies Back to Top Except for nematodes, the natural enemies of banded cucumber beetle are poorly known.

It probably will not progress farther in the continental United States because it does not tolerate freezing temperatures. The beetle causes the most serious damage diabrotoca plants when the adult defoliates them and the larva attacks the roots, especially in seedlings. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies.