Identify and Control Cucumber Beetles (Striped and Spotted) - adult striped cucumber beetle

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Cucumber beetles | UMN Extension adult striped cucumber beetle


The striped cucumber beetle (Acalymma vittatum) is a beetle of the family Chrysomelidae and a serious pest of cucurbit crops in both larval and adult stages.

Unmated adults of the striped cucumber beetle overwinter under organic debris in hedgerows and field margins surrounding plots of land that were cultivated.

A yellow beetle with three black stripes on its back. Adult striped cucumber beetle . About 1/5 inch long, 1/10 inch wide. Have yellow wings with three longitudinal.

Overwintered adult striped cucumber beetles cause direct feeding damage to cotyledons, leaves, and the base of the stem, which can result in.

The striped cucumber beetle, Acalymma vittatum, is one of the most devastating pests of Both adults and larvae feed on cucurbit crops.