The Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), also known as the
Colorado beetle, the ten-striped spearman, the ten-lined potato beetle or the
Colorado potato beetle adults overwinter in potato fields, field margins,
windbreaks, and gardens. They become active in the spring at about the same
The common black and yellow-striped "potato bug", a very familiar insect to home
gardeners, is the most serious insect pest of potatoes. Both the striped beetle ...
Colorado potato beetles (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) are such a common pest in
home gardens that they are often just called “potato bugs.” Both the adult and ...
Photographs and information on the Colorado Potato Beetle and the False Potato
Beetle, their biology, hosts and management.
Colorado potato beetle's diverse and flexible life history is well-suited to unstable
agricultural environments, and makes it a complex and challenging pest to ...
Jul 21, 2015 ... If your potatoes are overrun with beetles, you're not alone. You probably have a
problem with the Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa ...
Sep 3, 2013 ... The Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) is native to south-west
North America and was first described by Thomas Say in 1824 ...
Jun 1, 2009 ... The Colorado potato beetle has become resistant to a number of commercial
pesticides. Fortunately, there are physical, horticultural, and ...
Apr 16, 2016 ... Potato beetles are pests of plants in the nightshade family. Potatoes are one
plant they devour but the beetles also eat tomatoes, eggplants and ...