Three-lined potato beetle
Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota
Brenda Postels, University of Minnesota Extension
Size: 1/4 - 5/16 inch long
Where/When: Feeds on tomatillos, potatoes, and other plants in the nightshade family (Solanaceae). Active from May through August.
Significance: Usually occurs in low numbers and is not considered a pest although it may become numerous in localized sites.