Plant Diagnostics

Coreopsis beetle - Calligrapha californica coreopsivora

Description

Adults are 6-7mm long and have brownish-black rotund bodies with yellowish-orange parallel stripes on the wing-covers.

Damage

Adults feed during the summer months on host plants causing skeletonization damage to foliage.

Remarks

The coreopsis beetle is a leaf beetle (Family Chrysomelidae). Products used to control other leaf beetles should provide similar results when used to control the coreopsis beetle.

Chemical Controls

Acephate
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Organophosphate
Azadirachtin
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class:
Bacillius thuringiensis
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Microbial
Bifenthrin
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Synthetic pyrethroid
Carbaryl
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Carbamate
Chlorpyrifos
Signal Word: Danger
Pesticide Class: Organophosphate
Clothianidin+Bifenthrin
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Neonicotinoid, Synthetic Pyrethroid
Cyfluthrin
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Synthetic pyrethroid
Deltamethrin
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Synthetic pyrethroid
Dinotefuran
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Neonicotinoid
Fluvalinate
Signal Word: Warning
Pesticide Class: Synthetic pyrethroid
Imidacloprid+Cyfluthrin
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Neonicotinoid, Synthetic Pyrethroid
Lambda-Cyhalothrin
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Synthetic pyrethroid
Permethrin
Signal Word: Caution
Pesticide Class: Synthetic pyrethroid

Locations Affected

leaves

Plant Environment

outdoors

Scouting Season:

June - Mid , June - Late , July - Early , July - Mid , July - Late , August - Early , August - Mid , August - Late , September - Early , September - Mid

Plants Affected


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