7 June 2016 Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata

http://durgan.org/2016/June%202016/7%20June%202016%20Colorado%20potato%20beetle,%20Leptinotarsa%20decemlineata/HTML/ 7 June 2016 Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata)
The Colorado Potato Beetle surfaced in my garden today. Three adults were found and numerous larvae and eggs. Control is by picking and destroying all, usually several times a day. A large infestation requires the application of chemicals. The beetle cannot be ignored, since they multiply rapidly and can destroy a potato crop in a few days. The bug is ubiquitous and few gardens are without them in Canada.

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