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Sweetpotato flea beetle (096) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Sweetpotato flea beetle

Scientific Name

Chaetocnema species.The species known as the sweetpotato flea beetle is Chaetocnema confinis, especially in the USA. There may be other species.

AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Photo 1 Mike Quinn, ( Photos 3&4 Mani Mua, SPC, Sigotoka Research Station, Fiji.

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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