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Soybean Insects

Flea Beetles (Alticinae)


Adult red headed flea beetle, Systena frontalis. (actual size < 1/8 inch).


Typical flea beetle damage to soybean.

Adults chew tiny holes in leaves. Treatment is rarely recommended.

Page last updated 11/01/2013 by J.P. Michaud.