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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Identity of viruses affecting cucurbits in Israel. The larvae feed and pupate there; those of the autumnal generation then enter dormancy. Larva has 4 instars, developing days. Female lays eggs on the lower surface of host plant leaf. This image was originally posted to Flickr by gailhampshire at https: Damaged melon and gourd fruits keep badly, decaying in days. Melon ladybird beetle, twelve-spotted melon beetle.

Body widely ovate, mainly red-brownish; metathorax black; dorsum covered with short hairs. Pupation occurs on leaves and pupa develops days.

Fertility is about eggs. Maximum rate of the oviposition occurs in the 2nd half of May. Laboratory evaluation of certain natural compounds against the melon ladybird beetle, Epilachna chrysomelina F.


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Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection Contributions to the biology of Epilachna chrysomclina in Israel. Shoulders widely rounded, tibiae simple. The adults feed on the same hosts, sometimes aggregating in hundreds on the plants. The following other wikis use this file: About biology hcrysomelina Epilachna chrysomelina F.

Mature larva is They feed on some weeds, too, including dandelion, goose-foot, and bindweed. Epilacgna activity begins in middle or last thirds of April, after appearance of early melon or gourd seedlings.

Data on biology and ecology of Epilachna chrysomelina F. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Adults have diurnal activity and fly very well. The largest fertility is observed in the first generation, beetles of 3rd-4th generations don’t lay eggs. Arab Journal of Plant Protection 9: Life history traits of melon ladybeetle, Epilachna chrysomelina Col.: Epipleura is wide and flat.


Various cucurbits Cucurbitaceaelike melons, water melons, snake melons and gourds. About yellow eggs in one layer are inserted into an egg batch. Egg the same as egg of Coccinella septempunctata, but not darkening before hatching. Entire chrysomeliha can be consumed, and partially damaged plants may rot afterwards.

Epilachna chrysomelina. Coccinellidae

Body length, mm. Pest of melons and gourds. The pest was relatively less fecund on cucumber, suggesting options for resistance breeding. 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. Key to harmful and useful insects and mites of vegetable cultures and potato chrysomeljna the USSR.

Views Epiilachna Edit History. Larva in the 1st instar is about 2 mm in length, yellow; its dorsal surface is covered with 4 longitudinal rows of branched spicules.