Mexican Bean Beetle (Epilachna varivestis)
Mexican bean beetle
Insecta (Hexapoda) > Coleoptera > Coccinellidae
Epilachna varivestis Mulsant
Photographer: Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series,
Descriptor: Life Cycle
Description: Adults are lemon to copper colored, oval in shape, and 1/4 inch long with 16 black spots on back (wings). Larvae are orange to yellow with fuzz or spines and may be 1/3 inch long. Eggs are yellow and laid in masses. Pupae are attached to plant and are yellow to orange, depending on age.
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