is this a bad bug?

alouwomack(Zone 7)May 14, 2010

I spotted this beetle on the underside of my bush bean leaf . . . and there was damage in the leaves surrounding him. Was this by chance that I'm blaming this beetle, or is he the most likely culprit???

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jean001(z8aPortland, OR)

oops. need to sign in.

    Bookmark   May 14, 2010 at 11:27PM
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taz6122(N.W. AR.6b)

@jean001 what is that about?

    Bookmark   May 18, 2010 at 3:06PM
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taz6122(N.W. AR.6b)

It looks like a flea beetle, if so it's a pest.

http://insects.about.com/od/insectpests/ig/12-Worst-Veggie-Garden-Pests/Flea-Beetles.htm

    Bookmark   May 18, 2010 at 4:14PM
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