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Mexican bean beetle
Epilachna varivestis Mulsant, 1850

Resources

  • Featured Creatures - Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry and University of Florida

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Mexican bean beetle
Epilachna varivestis
Adult(s)
Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series
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Mexican bean beetle
Epilachna varivestis
Life Cycle
Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series
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Mexican bean beetle
Epilachna varivestis
Larva(e)
Whitney Cranshaw
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Mexican bean beetle
Epilachna varivestis
Larva(e)
Whitney Cranshaw
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Mexican bean beetle
Epilachna varivestis
Pupa(e)
Whitney Cranshaw
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Mexican bean beetle
Epilachna varivestis
Adult(s)
Whitney Cranshaw
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Mexican bean beetle
Epilachna varivestis
Adult(s)
Whitney Cranshaw
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Mexican bean beetle
Epilachna varivestis
Larva(e)
Eugene E. Nelson

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Cucujoidea
Family: Coccinellidae
Subfamily: Epilachninae
Tribe: Epilachnini
Genus: Epilachna

Other System Links

ITIS: 692623
NPDN Pest: INAPAFA

Categories

Category: Foliage Feeding Insects