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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The following other wikis use this file: Identity of viruses affecting cucurbits in Israel. Embryogenesis lasts days. Insecta, HolometabolaColeopteraCoccinellidae.

Epilachna chrysomelina

Spring activity begins in middle or last thirds of April, after appearance of early melon or gourd seedlings. Contributions to the biology of Epilachna chrysomclina in Israel.

Naudin, a long, slender fruit, was preferred by E. Watermelon is damaged in a lesser degree. Additional damage is due to the transmission of squash epilachhna virus by the beetle, a disease manifested by misshapen fruits, leaf blistering, yellowing and distortions.

Views View Edit History. The pest usually raises annual generations. They feed on some weeds, too, including dandelion, goose-foot, and bindweed.

Control measures include removal epilacgna plant residues after harvesting, autumn plowing, and crop rotation. Various cucurbits Cucurbitaceaelike melons, water melons, snake melons and gourds.

Diapause termination extends days. Number of pests and entomophages of vegetable cultures and potato in different agricultural zones of the USSR. Pronotum without spots; each elytra with 6 black points, of which posterior sometimes merged into V-bend.


The pest sometimes entirely consumes seedlings of the melons and gourds of late sowings. Mature larva is Female lays eggs on the lower surface of host plant leaf. Removal of cucurbit plant residues after harvesting, autumn plowing, and crop rotation.

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Adobe Photoshop CS Windows. Life history traits of melon ladybeetle, Epilachna chrysomelina Col.: Larva yellow-green, about mm long, the dorsum covered with several longitudinal rows of branched setae. Influence of temperature, photoperiod and host-plant on the bionomics of the melon ladybird Epilachna chrysomelina F. Melon ladybird beetle, twelve-spotted melon beetle. The literature reports about Epilachna chrysomelina harming activity on cotton are probably erroneous.

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Epipleura is wide and flat. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Laboratory evaluation of certain natural compounds against the melon ladybird beetle, Epilachna chrysomelina F. The pest was relatively less fecund on cucumber, epilahcna options for resistance breeding. Pest of melons and gourds. About biology of Epilachna chrysomelina F. Fertility is about eggs. Retrieved from ” https: This image was originally posted to Flickr by gailhampshire at https: About yellow eggs in one layer are inserted into an egg batch.

Key to harmful and useful insects and mites of vegetable cultures and potato in the USSR. Oviposition begins after a few days of additional feeding.


Epilachna chrysomelina. Coccinellidae

Body widely ovate, mainly red-brownish; metathorax black; dorsum covered with short hairs. The larvae feed and pupate there; those of the autumnal generation then enter dormancy.

Coccinellidaeon four host plant species. 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.

Damaged melon and gourd fruits keep badly, decaying in days. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2. Most injury caused by this pest is to young melons, cucumbers and pumpkins. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran It damages mainly melons, cucumbers, pumpkins, and vegetable marrows. This page was last edited on 14 Juneat Data on biology and ecology of Epilachna chrysomelina F. Fauna and biology of the beetles injuring agricultural plants in Azerbaijan.

Biological aspects, food preference and chemical control of the cucurbit beetle, Henosepilachna elaterii Rossi Coleoptera; Coccinellidae. The timestamp is only as accurate as the chrysojelina in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

Entire seedlings can be chryomelina, and partially damaged plants may rot afterwards.