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2018, Vol. 6, Issue 2
Illustrate the morphologic characters of Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata say, 1824 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Abdul-Qadir S Khidhir and Rebwar A Mustafa

A morphological study of the Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say, 1824 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) has been done for specimens were collected from potato and eggplant fields of some villages in Erbil Governorate-Kurdistan region-Iraq, from the period of August-September / 2016. The adults described in detail, important body parts such as mouthparts, antenna, thorax, wings, legs, male and female genitalia parts were illustrated by a digital microscopic camera with their scales. Hosts, localities and date of collection were provided. Results indicated that this species is quite differ from all other its familiar in the genus by its morphological shape and habitat and host.
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How to cite this article:
Abdul-Qadir S Khidhir, Rebwar A Mustafa. Illustrate the morphologic characters of Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata say, 1824 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). J Entomol Zool Stud 2018;6(2):456-462.
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