All About Beetles: Colorado Potato Beetle (18 Pics)

#4 The name of the beetle comes from the Latin definition “ten-line” (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), which corresponds to the number of stripes on both elytra.

#5 The elytra of the beetle fit snugly to its body and have a rather recognizable and bright striped color, which does not help the insect to camouflage itself on the leaves of plants.

#6 Females are heavier than males in weight, all beetles are distinguished by a bright orange abdomen, dark or dark spots can be scattered over it, the upper part of the body is rather convex.

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