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Parthenium Beetle

Zygogramma bicolorata




1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago
Parthenium Beetle or Mexican Beetle
Zygogramma bicolorata Zygogramma bicolorata


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Thank for the info Bayucca, I found it on a Congress plant that you just informed me was also known as Parthenium !

bayucca
bayucca 4 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...

Reza Hashemizadeh
Spotted by
Reza Hashemizadeh

Pune, Maharashtra, India

Lat: 18.52, Long: 73.86

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

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