Epilachna varivestis

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Noun1.Epilachna varivestis - introduced into the United States from MexicoEpilachna varivestis - introduced into the United States from Mexico; feeds on the foliage of the bean plant
lady beetle, ladybeetle, ladybird, ladybird beetle, ladybug - small round bright-colored and spotted beetle that usually feeds on aphids and other insect pests
Epilachna, genus Epilachna - genus of ladybugs native to Mexico and Central America; both larvae and adults feed on plants
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Occurrence of weight gain reduction and inhibition of metamorphosis and storage protein formation in last instars of the Mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis, after injection of azadirachtin.
2007); por ejemplo, el escarabajo mexicano del frijol, Epilachna varivestis Mulsant, 1850 (Coleoptera: Coccinelidae) que se alimenta de frijol y soya (King y Saunders 1984; Sanchez-Arroyo 1997).
Besides its importance as a vegetable in daily life it is also subjected to attack by a number of insect pests like shoot and fruit borer, Leucinodes orbonalis (Guenee.), whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius), jassid, Amrasca biguttula biguttula (Ishida), aphid, Aphis gossipy (Glover); Mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis (Mulsan), red spider mite, Tetranychus urticae (Koch) and some non-insect pests [3].
senegalensis (SREELETHA; GEETHA, 2012), Acalymma vittatum (Fabricius, 1775) (Chrysomelidae), Diabrotica undecimpunctata Linnaeus 1758 (Chrysomelidae) e Epilachna varivestis Mulsant, 1850 (Coccinellidae), controlados com As.
A Bacillus thuringiensis S-layer protein envolved in toxicity against Epilachna varivestis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).
Likewise, the larvicidal activity described in this study is superior to that demonstrated with ethanolic extracts of Annona triloba branches against the Mexican bean beetle Epilachna varivestis (60% mortality, 100ppm) after 72h of exposure (Johnson et al., 1996).
amara deters feeding by instar Iv larvae of Epilachna varivestis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).