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Blister beetle

Blister beetle: Zonabris pustulata (Meloidae: Coleoptera)


  • The adult is black elongated shiring beetle, elytra with characteristic wavy reddish bands.
  • Eggs are laid in the soil; the group pupates in the soil.

Damaging systems:

  • Beetles appear in large numbers during flowering season and damage the flowers by feeding on petals. 

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