ASIAN BEETLE PEST CONTROL
The Asian Beetles (Harmonia Axyridis) can be identified fairly easily by their warm-colored bodys (red, orange, and yellow), round appearance, and black spots. The Asian Beetle are seasonally at their peak activity from June to between August and September. In the colder months the Asian Beetle will gradually die off due to the colder temperature. Their short life span of a is just 2-3 months.
ASIAN BEETLE BEHAVIOR
Asian Beetles are known to cause damage to a variety plants, flowers and shrubbery. The Asian beetle is thought to have originated in Asia and were most likely brought over to the United States by ship for commerce trade. They have likely been able to thrive largely due to the favorable climate and environments full of plants to feed adults without fear of predators which is what makes them considered a pest.
Asian Beetles are feed on over 275 types of plants, feeding in groups that can cause massive vegetation damage to a huge area if allowed. Adult Asian Beetles feed on the leaves and flowers causing only the leafs vains to remain. The adult Asian Beetle is able to infest new areas from several miles away from their beginnings if resources are available. Once in a resource rich environment, the Asian will lay its eggs in the ground to be hatched down the line.
SIGNS OF A ASIAN BEETLE INFESTATION
It’s easiest to tell if you have a Asian Beetle infestation by the state of your plants leaves and flower petals If the leaves and/or flower petals look like the have be eaten from the inside out with only their ‘veins’ remaining, then you know they’re in the area. Adult Asian Beetles are also able to fly around and are fairly easy to spot in your yard if there is a pest problem.