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Viburnum Leaf Beetle
Adults

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Adult laying eggs, 3.4 MB .avi video by Jame Reilly
Adult laying eggs
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Adult VLB chewing foliage, 3.6 MB .avi video by D. Swaciak
Adult feeding

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Logo images by Kent Loeffler, Paul Weston & Craig Cramer

When to look: Late June to killing frost

What to look for: Brown and smaller than larvae, 4.5 to 6.5 mm (about one-quarter inch). Females are larger than males.

Where to look: On leaves but will drop off of plant or fly away when disturbed.

Adults can migrate, so look for them on plants that were not infested with larvae, as well as those that were.

Adults feeding on viburnum leaf.
Larger image.
Photo by Kent Loeffler


Adult on viburnum fruit.
Photo by Paul Weston
Adult on viburnum fruit.

Mating adults
Larger image
Photo by Paul Weston
Pair of mating adults. Note that the female is larger than the male.

Adult next to adult feeding damage.
Adult next to adult feeding damage.
View video of adult feeding.
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