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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Fauna and biology of the beetles injuring agricultural plants in Azerbaijan.

Epilachna chrysomelina |

epilacyna Control measures include removal of plant residues after harvesting, autumn plowing, and crop rotation. Maximum rate of the oviposition occurs in the 2nd half of May. Adobe Photoshop CS Windows.

Body widely ovate, mainly red-brownish; metathorax black; dorsum covered with short hairs.

Epilachna chrysomelina

Embryogenesis lasts days. 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. Additional damage is due to the transmission fpilachna squash mosaic virus by the beetle, a disease manifested by misshapen fruits, leaf blistering, yellowing and distortions. Adults hibernate under the litter in fields or under rush, where sometimes hundreds of beetles per 1 plant are aggregated.

The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. Views View Edit History. Beetles are more gluttonous during reproduction time.


The adults feed on the same hosts, sometimes eilachna in hundreds on the plants. Female lays eggs on the lower surface of host plant leaf. The larvae feed and pupate there; those of the autumnal generation then enter dormancy. Larva has 4 instars, developing days. The pest damages in adult and larval stages during all vegetation of host plants. Epipleura is wide and flat.

Fertility is about eggs. Larvae and adults gnaw parenchyma chrysomeliba the lower leaf surface and rind of young melon or cucumber. Pupation occurs on leaves and pupa develops days. About biology of Epilachna chrysomelina F.

Epilachna chrysomelina. Coccinellidae

Shoulders widely rounded, tibiae simple. Pest of melons and gourds. Journal of Entomological Society of Chrysomleina Larva in the 1st instar is about 2 mm in length, yellow; its dorsal surface is covered with 4 longitudinal rows of branched spicules.

It gives generations. Entire seedlings can be consumed, and partially damaged plants may rot afterwards. Body length, mm. The pest sometimes entirely consumes seedlings of the melons and gourds of late sowings. The pest usually raises annual generations. By using this site, you epilachnq to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Key to harmful and useful insects and mites of vegetable cultures and potato in the USSR.


Evaluation of certain entomopathogenic nematodes against the melon ladybird, Epilachna chrysomelina F. Mature larva eoilachna Influence of temperature, photoperiod and host-plant on the bionomics of the melon ladybird Epilachna chrysomelina F. Number of pests and entomophages of vegetable cultures and potato in different agricultural zones of the USSR. Oviposition begins after a few days of additional feeding. Laboratory evaluation of certain natural compounds against the melon ladybird beetle, Epilachna chdysomelina F.

Biological aspects, food preference and chemical control of the cucurbit beetle, Henosepilachna elaterii Rossi Coleoptera; Coccinellidae.

chfysomelina This page was last edited on 14 Juneat Insecta, HolometabolaColeopteraCoccinellidae. Arab Journal of Plant Protection 9: Pronotum without spots; each elytra with 6 black points, of which posterior sometimes merged into V-bend. Diapause termination extends days. The following other wikis use this file: Adults mm long, red-brown, dorsum with short hairs, each elytron with 6 black points.

Most injury caused by this pest chrysomeluna to young melons, cucumbers and pumpkins.