NC State Extension

Colorado Potato Beetle

Photos and Text by Debbie Roos, Agricultural Extension Agent.

Description and Biology of Colorado Potato Beetle

Colorado potato beetle adult and larva on potato
Colorado potato beetle adult and larva on potato

Colorado potato beetle adult on chard
Colorado potato beetle adult on chard

Colorado potato beetle larva
Colorado potato beetle larva

assassin bug feeding on Colorado potato beetle larva
Assassin bug nymph feeding on Colorado potato beetle larva

assassin bug feeding on Colorado potato beetle larva
Assassin bug nymph feeding on Colorado potato beetle larva

Colorado potato beetle eggs on underside of potato leaf

Colorado potato beetle eggs on underside of potato leaf

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