Cucumber Beetle, Striped
- Adult: black with longitudinal, white-striped elytra (hard front wings), about 1/5 in. long.
- Egg: orange-yellow, usually laid at the base of plants, below the soil line.
- Larva: about 1/3 in. long, whitish, slender, wormlike; a pair of blunt prolegs on last body segment.
- Pupa: whitish pupal case.
- Damage: like banded cucumber beetle. Minor pest in Florida.
Striped Cucumber Beetle Picture
(Photo Courtesty of John Capinera, Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida.)