Classification
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All Names

  • Catalan
    • Escarabat de la patata
  • French
    • Doryphore de la pomme de terre
    • Doryphore
  • Italian
    • Dorifera della patata
  • Scientific Names
    • Leptinotarsa decemlineata
    • Leptinotarsa decimlineata
  • English
    • Colorado Potato Beetle
    • new-fashioned potato bug
  • German
    • Kartoffelkäfer
  • Spanish
    • Escarabajo de la papa
    • Gusano del trompillo
  • Portuguese
    • Escaravelho-da-batata
    • Besouro-da-batata
  • Russian
    • Колорадский жук

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Recent observations

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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tenoch

Date

September 11, 2016 03:33 PM CDT

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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bryangonzalez2

Date

September 9, 2016 06:56 PM CDT

Description

It looks like a ladybug

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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nicolepetroukov

Date

September 5, 2016 05:14 PM SAST

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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ester_r

Date

August 24, 2016 05:51 PM CEST

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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jasonrgrant

Date

August 21, 2016 02:04 PM CEST

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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jaykeller

Date

August 12, 2016 01:21 PM PDT

Description

I think this must be my first away from a potato field on its native host (Solanum)!

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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dendroica

Date

August 17, 2016

Description

Somehow this beetle ended up on my dinner plate a couple nights ago. It was already dead and legless when I found it. I'm still not sure how it got there.

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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renee21

Date

July 2, 2016 12:27 PM EDT

Description

Larval stage

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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rlehay

Date

August 16, 2016 01:43 PM EDT

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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francisco3

Date

August 16, 2016 08:05 AM HST

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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francisco3

Date

August 16, 2016 08:04 AM HST

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Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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pacof

Date

August 11, 2016 01:10 AM CST

Description

Selva Baja Caducifolia en Paco´s Reserva de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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Description from Wikipedia

The Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), also known as the Colorado beetle, the ten-striped spearman, the ten-lined potato beetle or the potato bug, is an important pest of potato crops. It is approximately 10 millimetres (0.39 in) long, with a bright yellow/orange body and five bold brown stripes along the length of each of its elytra. It can easily be confused with its close cousin and look-alike, the false potato beetle.

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