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Three Lined Potato Beetle

Lema daturaphila


From Three-lined potato beetles are found on plants in the family Solanaceae, including potato, tomato and relatives. They are uncommon on potato, rare on tomato, but very common on tomatillo (Physalis ixocarpa). Adults are 7-8 mm long (1/4 inch) orange-yellow, with three lengthwise black stripes. The females lay orange-yellow eggs in groups, usually on the undersides of leaves, by veins

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Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jun 19, 2015
Submitted on Jun 20, 2015

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