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Parthenium Beetle

Zygogramma bicolorata




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bayucca
bayucca 3 years ago
Parthenium Beetle or Mexican Beetle
Zygogramma bicolorata Zygogramma bicolorata

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bayucca
bayucca 3 years ago

Chrysomelidae, Chrysomelinae, Zygogramma bicolorata. Native from Mexico, introduced to India to fight Parthenium pest.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/31077588@N...
http://texasento.net/Zygogramma.htm
http://www.indianaturewatch.net/displayi...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/187...

Pune, Maharashtra, India

Lat: 18.50, Long: 73.90

Spotted on Aug 17, 2015
Submitted on Oct 11, 2015

Spotted for mission

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