Species Factsheet

Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Details

Complete name: Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say 1824
Taxonomy: Insecta » Arthropoda » Insecta » coleoptera » chrysomelidae » Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Authors: Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde
Last updated: November 6th, 2006

Common Names

Colorado beetle, ten-striped spearman, ten-lined potato beetle.

Synonyms

Leptinotarsa decemlineata

Short Description

Adult beetles up to 11 mm long. The elytra are yellow with 10 characteristic black longitudinal bands.