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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Larva in the 1st instar is about 2 mm in length, yellow; its dorsal surface is covered with 4 longitudinal rows of branched spicules. Egg the same as egg of Coccinella septempunctata, but not darkening before hatching. Most injury caused by this pest is to young melons, cucumbers and pumpkins. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection If the file has been modified from its original state, some details such as the timestamp may not fully reflect those of the original file.

Entire seedlings can be consumed, and partially damaged plants may rot afterwards. Damaged melon and gourd fruits keep badly, decaying in days. This page was last edited on 14 Juneat Oviposition begins after a few days of additional feeding.


Melon Lady Beetle (Epilachna chrysomelina) ยท

The pest sometimes entirely consumes seedlings of the melons and gourds of late sowings. The largest fertility is observed in the first generation, beetles of 3rd-4th generations don’t lay eggs.

Maximum rate of the oviposition occurs in the 2nd half of May. Shoulders widely rounded, tibiae simple. Epipleura is wide and flat. They feed on some weeds, too, including dandelion, goose-foot, and bindweed. In the past various organophosphates and carbamates successfully controlled the pest.

Pupation occurs on leaves and pupa develops days. Contributions to the biology of Epilachna chrysomclina in Israel.

Life history traits of melon ladybeetle, Epilachna chrysomelina Col.: About biology of Epilachna chrysomelina F. The pest usually raises annual generations.

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Identity of viruses affecting cucurbits in Israel. Coccinellidaeon four host plant species. Influence of temperature, photoperiod and host-plant on the bionomics of the melon ladybird Epilachna chrysomelina F.

The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be chrysomelin wrong. Laboratory evaluation of certain natural compounds against the melon ladybird beetle, Epilachna chrysomelina F.


About yellow eggs fhrysomelina one layer are inserted into an egg batch. The following other wikis use this file: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2. Evaluation of certain entomopathogenic nematodes against the melon ladybird, Epilachna chrysomelina F.

Removal of cucurbit plant residues after harvesting, autumn plowing, and crop rotation. The pest damages in adult and larval stages during all vegetation of host plants.

Epilachna chrysomelina. Coccinellidae

Pest of melons and gourds. Control measures include removal of plant residues after harvesting, autumn plowing, and crop rotation. Body widely ovate, mainly red-brownish; metathorax black; dorsum covered with short hairs.

Views View Edit History. Fertility is about eggs. Additional damage is due to the transmission of squash mosaic virus by the beetle, a disease manifested by misshapen fruits, leaf blistering, yellowing and distortions. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran