Is this a cucumber beetle?

iamzvonko(5)July 14, 2012

Found this on my cucumber leaves today. Should I squash it?

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AiliDeSpain(6a - Utah)

Yep. I googled cucumber beetle pics and it looks like the spotted variety.

Here is a link that might be useful: Cucumber beetle pic

    Bookmark   July 14, 2012 at 1:25PM
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It certainly is, and you'll want to start thinking about control, or before you know it, you'll have tons of them.


    Bookmark   July 14, 2012 at 1:39PM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

How would you suggest to control it?

    Bookmark   July 14, 2012 at 8:59PM
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howelbama(7 NJ)

Thumb and first finger works well lol....

    Bookmark   July 14, 2012 at 9:07PM
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wantonamara Z8 CenTex

I have been doing this to the squash bug almost all day. My finger are all orange.

    Bookmark   July 14, 2012 at 9:16PM
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