Pigweed Flea Beetle (Disonycha glabrata)

Order: Coleoptera (ko-lee-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Chrysomelidae
Genus: Disonycha
Species: glabrata

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Irving, Texas

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On Jul 31, 2009, sallyg from Anne Arundel,, MD (Zone 7b) wrote:

These beetles love Amaranth. If you have little holes in the leaves, look underneath for grubs, greyish beige and up to about a quarter inch long. Adults are hard to catch; they hop off and fly away.

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