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Pests of Sunhemp :: Major Pests :: Flea Beetle


4. Flea beetle: Longitarsus belgamensis (Alticidae: Coleoptera)
Adult makes minute holes on leaves, grub feeds on the roots by mining. Eggs are laid in soil.    Yellowish grubs pupate in earthen cells in the soil.  Adult is a yellowish brown small beetle with enlarged hind femur.