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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: SOLVED: New pepper pest beetle to our Tarrant County TX veg garden

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decherdt
Fort Worth, TX
(Zone 8a)

April 28, 2013
9:03 AM

Post #9499807

Has similarities to potato beetles, has chewed on multiple pepper plants and one tomato.

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greenthumb99
Lucketts, VA
(Zone 7a)

April 28, 2013
11:12 AM

Post #9499930

I think it may be a Four-lined Plant Bug, Poecilocapsus lineatus.
Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

April 28, 2013
11:15 AM

Post #9499931

That's correct - see http://www.uark.edu/ua/arthmuse/four.html

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