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Grape Flea Beetle

  • Feeding by beetles results in a small (slightly larger than a pin head) hole on the sides and ends of the newly developing grape buds
  • Adult beetles are present in the early spring (April through May)
  • Small insects, approximately 1/10 inch long, shiny, with enlarged hind legs used for jumping
  • Range in color from blue-purple to blue-green
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