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    • Kartoffelkäfer
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    • Catarina
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    • Colorado Potato Beetle
    • Potato Bug
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    • Leptinotarsa decemlineata

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What

potato bug Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Observer

bioblitz-mahe

Date

March 28, 2014

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Square

What

Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

June 21, 2012

Description

Eggs. Pest in agricultural field.

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What

Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

June 21, 2012

Description

Larvae. Pest in agricultural field.

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What

Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

June 21, 2012

Description

Adults mating. Pest in agricultural field.

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What

Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Observer

anita363

Date

July 14, 2007 05:40 PM EDT

Description

Colorado Potato Beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) larva, 6 mm. On potato plants in a kitchen garden. Having recently encountered False Potato Beetle larvae, I was primed to recognize these.

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What

Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Observer

anita363

Date

July 14, 2007 05:41 PM EDT

Description

Adult (12 mm) & young larva on potato plants in a kitchen garden. Having recently encountered False Potato Beetle larvae, I was primed to recognize these.

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Square

What

Catarina (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Observer

hildeberto

Date

October 19, 2013 11:06 AM COT

Description

Lugar: crucero a palomas Puebla (mixteca)
Octubre 2013

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What

Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Observer

dfwuw

Date

July 20, 2013

Description

This is a Colorado Potato Beetle feeding on a flowering Buffalo Bur in Little Elm near Lewisville Lake .

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Square

What

Potato bug Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Observer

sojnab

Date

October 23, 2012 02:12 PM PDT

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Observer

annemirdl

Date

September 1, 2013

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What

Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Date

August 4, 2013 04:22 PM EDT

Description

Second generation. The next generation overwinters in the soil. Summer is almost over.

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What

Colorado Potato Beetle nymph Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Date

July 25, 2013 10:36 AM EDT
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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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