Epilachna varivestis

Mexican Bean Beetle


Epilachna varivestis photo, Mexican Bean Beetle, Ladybird Beetle

Family: Coccinellidae

Subfamily: Epilachninae

Length: 6-8 mm

 

Epilachna varivestis is one of several species of North American Ladybird Beetles that eschew the usual Ladybird diet of small insects, and instead consume plants. These beetles can do considerable damage to bean crops.


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