Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, Univ. of MN Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, Univ. of MN
Potato flea beetle Epitrix cucumeris
Size: 1/16 inch long
Where/When: Feeds on tomato, potato, and other Solanaceae. Active from May through June and August through September.
Significance: Causes feeding damage (small, round, irregular holes) primarily to foliage. Low to moderate numbers usually do not impact plant health. High numbers can result in wilted and stunted plants.