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Cucumber beetle?

Posted by hippylove4u none (My Page) on
Sat, Aug 23, 14 at 15:40

Is this a cucumber beetle? Finding them of all sizes on backside of cucumber and cantelope leaves. Organic treatment? Using neem oil but it's raining a lot so I'm not sure if it's staying.


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RE: Cucumber beetle?

Illustrated at the link -

Here is a link that might be useful: cuke beetle life cycle

This post was edited by jean001a on Sat, Aug 23, 14 at 23:39


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RE: Cucumber beetle?

These images might be of some help.

Here is a link that might be useful: Cucumber Beetle larva


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RE: Cucumber beetle?

Thank you both for the links. Doesn't seem to be the same thing I'm finding. I'm in Miami beach so it doesn't seem that the beetle is native to here & I've never seen a beetle. I'm leaning towards the cucumber moth as the more mature caterpillar has the white stripes down the back.


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