Lily beetle

(Zool.) a European beetle (Crioceris merdigera) which feeds upon the white lily.

See also: Lily

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And look out for scarlet lily beetle - remove by hand.
And keep an eye for scarlet lily beetle - remove by hand.
| Watch out for scarlet lily beetle and remove where found.
These are the eggs of the lily beetle, a bright red beetle that can damage plants and is active from spring until autumn.
And look out for scarlet lily beetle - if you see them, remove by hand.
- Rita Cave, by email Carol: Your lilies are afflicted by the lily beetle, a common pest.
Almost all lilies will be attacked by the bright red lily beetle which can turn the plant into a sticky mess with little leaf cover.
Blackfly are attracted to nasturtiums, caterpillars often attack canary creeper, and lilies are prone to lily beetle.
Pests affecting lilies include aphids, slugs, thrips, spider mites, weevils, June beetle larvae and the lily beetle. A new pest, the lily larvae (see article, p.15) has been found here in southern Manitoba in increasing numbers.
lily beetle | Are your dahlia tubers ready for planting out?
Blackfly are attracted to nasturtiums, caterpillars often attack canary creeper (although my roses have been covered with caterpillars this year), and lilies are prone to lily beetle.
The recent appearance of the lily beetle, Lilioceris lilii (Scopoli) in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba (see article p.