Length: 6-16 mm
The Margined Blister Beetle is the bane of farmers or gardeners who raise potatoes. It also damages tomato and eggplant crops. It is one of several beetles in the genus Epicauta found in West Virginia; another illustrated on this website is Epicauta pennsylvanica.
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Left: light gray setae adorn this black beetle.
Insects of West Virginia