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Viburnum leaf beetle
Pyrrhalta viburni

  • Larvae feed in groups
  • Larvae skeletonize leaves in spring
  • Heavily chewed leaves in summer by larvae and adults
  • Terminal twigs with egg masses arranged in straight rows in late summer through winter
  • Adult beetles are about ¼ inch long, brownish in color with thick golden-gray pubescence on wing covers
  • Larvae are less than ½ inch long when mature
  • Has been recently found in Minnesota. If you believe you have found viburnum leaf beetle, contact the Minnesota Department of Agriculture via Arrest the Pest.
  • More information on Viburnum leaf beetle

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