Western Striped Cucumber Beetle
( Acalymma trivittatum )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Acalymma trivittatum
(Mannerheim ,1843 )
Common Name:Western Striped Cucumber Beetle
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Coleoptera
Suborder:Polyphaga
Family:Chrysomelidae
Genus:Acalymma
Taxon Code:COL00515
ITIS/TSN:720259

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Gardens at Lake Merritt, Lakeside Park, 666 Bellevue, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100110

RECOGNITION

BIOLOGY
Food
Both larvae and adults feed on Cucurbitaceae.
Importance
A pest in gardens and agriculture.
Range
Washington to Utah and Texas, and south to Central America.

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Species Acalymma trivittatum - Western Striped Cucumber Beetle. (bugguide.net/node/view/334245/bgimage). Accessed August 3, 2016. .
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