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Common Name

Tobacco flea beetle

Scientific Name

Epitrix hirtipennis

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson & Mani Mua
Information from Peppers. Flea beetles. UC IPM. (; and Cuthbertson AGS (2015) Chemical and ecological control methods for Epitrix spp. Global J. Environ, Sci, Manage 1(1): 95-97 (; and from Flea beetles. Colorado State University Extension. ( Photo 1&2 Natasha Wright, Cook's Pest Control, Photos 3-6 Mani Mua, SPC, Sigatoka Research Station, Fiji. Photo 8 R.J. Reynolds, Tobacco Company Slide Set, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company,

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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