Exotic Pest Reporting
E. Richard Hoebeke, Cornell University, Bugwood.org
Viburnum leaf beetle
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.
08/19/2019 - Invasive viburnum leaf beetle spreads into Minnesota
07/16/2019 - How to control viburnum leaf beetles
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07/26/2017 - Beetles chewing up plants, gardens in Chicago area