University of Maryland Extension

summer squash

Double trouble: Squash Bug and Squash Beetle

squash beetle adult
Squash beetle adult If squash vine borer or bacterial wilt disease don’t take out your squash plants this summer you will probably be battling an old nemesis- squash bug- and may encounter a new pest- squash beetle. The squash bug is a “true bug” with a triangular thorax (middle insect segment) and...
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