Cucumber beetle?

hippylove4uAugust 23, 2014

Is this a cucumber beetle? Finding them of all sizes on backside of cucumber and cantelope leaves. Organic treatment? Using neem oil but it's raining a lot so I'm not sure if it's staying.

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Illustrated at the link -

Here is a link that might be useful: cuke beetle life cycle

This post was edited by jean001a on Sat, Aug 23, 14 at 23:39

    Bookmark   August 23, 2014 at 11:36PM
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These images might be of some help.

Here is a link that might be useful: Cucumber Beetle larva

    Bookmark   August 24, 2014 at 6:23AM
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Thank you both for the links. Doesn't seem to be the same thing I'm finding. I'm in Miami beach so it doesn't seem that the beetle is native to here & I've never seen a beetle. I'm leaning towards the cucumber moth as the more mature caterpillar has the white stripes down the back.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2014 at 7:47AM
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