Viburnum leaf beetle
- Larvae feed in groups
- Larvae skeltonize leaves in spring
- Heavily chewed leaves in summer by larvae and adults
- Terminal twigs with egg masses arranged in straight rows in late summer through winter
- Adult beetles are about ¼ inch long, brownish in color with thick golden-gray pubescence on wing covers
- Larvae are less than ½ inch long when mature
- Has not been found in Minnesota to date. It is a federally quarantined pest; if you believe you have found it, call the Minnesota Department of Agriculture at 1-888-545-6684.
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