No Taxon (Section Diabroticites). Genus Diabrotica. Species balteata (Banded Cucumber Beetle). Explanation of Names. Diabrotica balteata LeConte The banded cucumber beetle, Diabrotica balteata LeConte, has become an increasingly important pest of sweet potato in Louisiana since In Louisi. () Banded Cucumber Beetle (Diabrotica balteata) Updated on 2/13/ PM Available online: PaDIL –
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Mature plants can be killed through disease transmission, even when feeding damage is light Gergerich et al.
Banded Cucumber Beetle
They are deposited in cracks in the soil, and require five to nine days to hatch Marsh Bugguide is hosted by: Under laboratory conditions, 20 to eggs were laid during a hour period. Please consider a year-end gift to BugGuide!
Biology, ecology and diabrogica of Diabrotica. If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use. Journal of Nematology 17 Among its primary hosts are cucurbits such as cucumbercantaloupesquash, gourd, and pumpkinbeans such as common bean and lima beansweet potatosoybeanand winged bean.
A synopsis of the North American Galerucinae Coleoptera: Methods for the study of pest Diabrotica. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Photos of insects and people from the gathering in ArizonaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Alabama Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Iowa Photos from the Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa Photos from the gathering in Washington.
The beetle causes the most serious damage to plants when the adult defoliates them and the larva attacks the roots, especially in seedlings. Abstract The banded cucumber beetle, Diabrtoica balteata LeConte, has become an increasingly important pest of sweet potato in Louisiana since Biology, distribution, and identification of pest Diabrotica. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chrysomelidae by the mermithid nematode Filipjevimermis leipsandra Mermithida: If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office.
Iowa State Collection of the Journal of Science, Natural Enemies Back to Top Except for nematodes, the natural enemies of banded cucumber beetle are poorly known. Contributors own the copyright to and dibrotica solely responsible for contributed content.
Sign In or Create an Account. Close Find out more. It is also helpful diwbrotica cucurbits, beans, or sweet potatoes are not planted near maize, as maize can serve as a reservoir host.
Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please valteata in to your Oxford Academic account above. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible. The adult feeds on most plant parts, such as leavesseedling cotyledonsfruitsand flower parts, including corn silk.
It is difficult to quantify the losses from disease transmission by D. The wide host range of this insect, which includes many weed species, suggests that clean cultivation or some other form of weed control would be valuable in reducing damage to seedlings. Pena JE; Waddill V, Indies 2 1mostly s. Resistance in lettuce bqlteata Diabrotica balteata Diabrotoca Copulation occurs about six days after adult emergence, with egg deposition beginning about 16 days later.
Photos of insects and people from the gathering in ArizonaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Alabama Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Iowa Photos from the Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa Photos from the gathering in Washington. Pests of cassava in south Florida. Contributed by Beatriz Moisset on 4 April, – 8: Banded cucumber beetle is known as a vector of virus diseases in beans, and larval feeding might increase the incidence and severity of Fusarium wilt.
Diabrotica balteata – Wikipedia
Journal of Economic Entomology, 24 2: As larvae they eat roots and tubers exclusively, reducing plant vigour, growth rate and fruit set, as well as market value by leaving large unsightly holes in root crops such as sweet potatoes Schalk and Jones, Nice website The pictures and the info on your site are really helpful, and I’ve put it in the info section for this picture. Insecticides are sometimes used to prevent damage to roots by larvae.
Datasheet Diabrotica balteata banded cucumber beetle. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Contributed by Mike Quinn on 17 October, – Total larval development time is usually 11 to 17 days. Beetle activity was observed in the field during every month of the year.