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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.

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