- Adult: Small (1/6 in.) dark brown and black, with enlarged hind legs adapted for jumping.
- Egg: White, laid on or in soil at base of plant.
- Larva: White, slender, living in soil feeding on rootlets.
- Damage: Adult feeding on foliage damage appears as shot holes. Heavily damaged seedlings can be killed or retarded.
Flea Beetle Picture
Image # 11.
Flea beetle adult -
has hind legs for jumping and is more common in north Florida.