Acalymma vittata

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Acalymma vittata (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): David Cappaert, Michigan State University
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Acalymma vittata (Fabricius) - (striped cucumber beetle)

The beetle is a serious pest of melons and other cucurbits in North America. The adults damage seedlings and the larvae the roots, stem and fruits. It also transmits the bacterial wilt of cucurbits (Erwinia tracheiphila).




Vernacular names
• English: striped cucumber beetle
• Français: chrysomèle rayée du concombre


For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.