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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Es de destacar que todos los agricultores dijeron que el cultivo es atacado por insectos nocivos, y senalaron como los principales a la gallina ciega (Phyllophaga spp.) y la conchuela (Epilachna varivestis).
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).
19 Insecto Epilachna varivestis Mulsant 20 Insecto ?Elasmopalpus angustellus Blanchard?.
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).