Pest Photo

E. Richard Hoebeke, Cornell University,

Viburnum leaf beetle

Pyrrhalta viburni

Viburnum leaf beetle (Pyrrhalta viburni) is an insect pest of Viburnums. It is a native of Europe and Asia and was first detected in New York in 1996.

Continual defoliation by both larvae and adult can cause death of host within a couple of years.

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