The ten-lined June beetle (Polyphylla decemlineata), also known as the watermelon beetle, is a scarab beetle found in the western United States and Canada. The adults are attracted to light and feed on foliage.They can make a hissing sound when touched or otherwise disturbed, which can resemble the hissing of a bat.This sound is made by their wings pushing down, forcing the air out between Family: Scarabaeidae. Beetles are amazing creatures that are easily recognized by their shell-like exteriors. The Coleoptera order is represented in 25,000 different known examples throughout North America and upwards of 350,000 species worldwide - making them the largest order of the animal kingdom.
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. It is replaced in the west by Acalymma trivittatum, a duller species often with greyish or pale white elytra rather than yellow.Family: Chrysomelidae. The well-defined Ten-lined June Beetle is a western native that sticks to its roots and even gets a little hissy when disturbed. A hissing Ten-lined June Beetle, courtesy of Susan T.H. When counting the white lines on a Ten-lined June Beetle, count the middle line twice because it .
The actual “larder beetle” (Dermestes lardarius) is a common household pest. I suspect from your description that this is probably what you have. A conclusive identification would need a specimen. This beetle is about 1/4 inch long or a little smaller, blackish brown and with a . If you find that the stems of your seedlings are being eaten off, leaves are yellowing and wilting, and holes are appearing, you may have a striped or spotted cucumber beetle problem. Striped cucumber beetles are specialists on cucurbits (such as cucumbers, squash, pumpkin, watermelons) while spotted cucumber beetles feed on other plants in 3.9/5(320).
Found a horned beetle eating the leaves of my Kiwi vines in SW Ontario Canada just after a couple of days of strong Westerly winds eminating from Texas. Did not find a match for it on your website. It is a large beetle aprox 1inch body length with royal blue wings flaming to brilliant yellow nearer the head. Jan 21, 2010 · Small Brown bug with white/yellow stripe January 21, 2010 We have been finding these bugs in our kitchen and family room area. The bugs look like a beetle type, they are small dark brown almost black, with a white or yellow band on their backs.