Pest Photo

Alexander Derunkov, Diabrotica ID, USDA APHIS ITP,

Cucurbit beetle

Diabrotica speciosa

Cucurbit beetle (Diabrotica speciosa) is an insect pest of corn, potato, grape, bean, and soybean crops. It is a native of South America.

Larvae of this pest feed on the roots of the host crops while adults will feed on the leaves, stems, etc. of the host plant.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet and the CABI data sheet.
Survey Maps