This page was updated on 30th May 2009
This red beetle is the adult form of the Lily Beetle. It lays its eggs on the underside of the leaves. These are bright red when first laid then turns brownish after 24hurs when the eggs start to develop. The larvae of this beetle is veracious in eating the leaves of the lily. The larvae looks like small blackish slogs or blobs of jelly. They are easily gotten rid of by spraying with an insecticide.
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