The origin of the beetle is somewhat unclear, but it seems that Colorado and
Mexico are a part of its native distribution in southwestern ...
The more notable of these two is the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa
decemlineata (Say), which is a serious .... The new potato bug, and its natural
Potato Bugs Through History ... Through all of time, potato bugs have been the
world's most universally feared ... The wretched, bloody, and usurping potato bug
Colorado Potato Beetle Life History. • Most areas: 2 generations per year. –
overwintered adults emerge before potato plants and feed on emerging sprouts.
Jul 13, 2011 ... Pests on the Plains: The Potato Bug. With the sole exception of grasshoppers,
perhaps the most hated insects to afflict the pioneer farmer were ...
Life History. colorado-potato-beetle.gif The beetle has 2 reproductive generations
per growing season in Pennsylvania. The 1st comes from overwintering adults ...
Leptinotarsa decemlineata insect pest that attacks the leaves of potato plants. ...
of pests (in origins of agriculture: Beginnings of pest control); effects on potato ...
The Colorado potato beetle cannot be confused with any other beetle in Canada.
Life History The adult overwinters in the soil of the previous year's potato fields ...
Detailed Life History. Adult Colorado potato beetles are about half the size of
your thumbnail, oval in shape, and are a yellow-orange color with 10 narrow
I won't go into the history of the potato beetle (you can read that at the references
listed at the end of this article) but suffice to say, they have a legendary ability to ...