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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Methods for the Study of Pest Diabrotica. Identification of female-produced sex pheromone from banded cucumber beetle, Diabrotica balteata LeConte Coleoptera: The cost effectiveness of this approach, however, remains problematic.
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If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office. Journal of Economic Entomology, 24 2: BussUniversity of Florida. Distribution, host specificity, and overwintering of Celatoria bosqi Blanchard Diptera: Pupation occurs in the soil, balteatx typically lasts four dibarotica six days. Factors balheata with resistance in recently developed sweet potato cultivars and germplasm to the banded cucumber beetle, Diabrotica balteata LeConte.
Cultivars of sweet potato partially resistant to cucumber beetle injury are known Schalk and Creightonbut this information seems to be lacking for other crops.
Biology of the banded cucumber beetle, Diabrotica balteata, in Louisiana. Photograph by Jim Castner, University of Florida. The three instars have mean head capsule widths measuring about 0.
Banded Cucumber Beetle, Diabrotica balteata
Click the contributor’s name for licensing and usage information. Foliar insecticides are sometimes needed to prevent excessive damage to seedlings, but adults are rarely abundant enough to warrant control on large plants. Larva of banded cucumber beetle, Diabrotica balteata LeConte. Close Find out more. Upcoming Events Discussioninsects and people from the BugGuide Gathering in VirginiaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in WisconsinJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in VirginiaJune Citing articles via Web of Science Destructive and useful insects.
It has since expanded its range throughout the southern United States from North Carolina to southern California, though its intolerance to freezing temperatures probably limits its northward distribution to its current status. Creighton CS; Fassuliotis G, It probably will not progress farther in the continental United States because it does not tolerate freezing temperatures.
Banded Cucumber Beetle
Host plant spectrum and temperature limitations of Diabrotica balteata. Management Back to Top Insecticides are sometimes used to prevent damage to roots by larvae.
Among its primary hosts are cucurbits such as cucumbercantaloupesquash, gourd, and pumpkinbeans such as common bean and lima beansweet potatosoybeanand winged bean.
Clarification of the status of the type specimens of Diabroticites Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Galerucinae. Sign in via your Institution Sign in.
Banded Cucumber Beetle
It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in balgeata, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Diabrotica balteata Scientific classification Kingdom: When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Abundance is apparently increased by late spring and summer rainfall, and flight activity increases with wind speed.
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Entomological Society of America members Sign in via society site. The later-instar larva may reach nearly 9 millimeters.