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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Damaged melon and gourd fruits keep badly, decaying in days. The pest sometimes entirely consumes seedlings of the melons and gourds of late sowings. Adults have diurnal activity and fly very well.

Body widely ovate, mainly red-brownish; metathorax black; dorsum covered with short hairs. Female lays eggs on the lower surface of host plant leaf. Pronotum without spots; each elytra with 6 black points, of which posterior sometimes merged into V-bend.

Influence of temperature, photoperiod and host-plant on the bionomics of the melon ladybird Epilachna chrysomelina F.

This page was last edited on 14 Juneat Summary [ edit ] Description Epilachna chrysomelina. The literature reports about Epilachna chrysomelina harming activity on cotton are probably erroneous. Pest of melons and gourds. Insecta, HolometabolaColeopteraCoccinellidae. This image was originally posted to Flickr by gailhampshire at https: Fauna and biology of the beetles injuring agricultural plants in Azerbaijan.


Epipleura is wide and flat. Larva has 4 instars, developing days.

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Fertility is about eggs. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Entire seedlings can be consumed, and partially damaged plants may rot afterwards.

Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection It was reviewed on 23 July by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been epialchna by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.

Egg the same as egg of Coccinella septempunctata, but not darkening before hatching. Shoulders widely rounded, tibiae simple. Views View Edit History. Adults hibernate under the litter in fields or under rush, where sometimes hundreds of beetles per 1 plant are aggregated.

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Life history traits of melon ladybeetle, Epilachna chrysomelija Col.: The pest was relatively less fecund on cucumber, suggesting options for resistance breeding. The pest usually raises annual generations. Data on biology and ecology of Epilachna chrysomelina F. Maximum rate of the oviposition occurs in the 2nd half of May. About yellow eggs in one layer are inserted into an egg batch. Melon ladybird beetle, twelve-spotted melon beetle.


The largest fertility is observed in the first generation, beetles of 3rd-4th generations don’t lay eggs. Retrieved from ” https: Key to harmful and useful insects and mites of vegetable cultures and potato in chrysomelian USSR.

Larva yellow-green, about mm long, the dorsum covered with several longitudinal rows of branched setae. It damages mainly melons, cucumbers, pumpkins, and vegetable marrows. Spring activity begins in middle or last thirds of April, after appearance of early melon or gourd seedlings. Removal of cucurbit plant residues after harvesting, autumn plowing, and crop rotation.

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