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Lilioceris lilii, colloquially known as the Lily leaf beetle, Scarlet or Red lily beetle and under some other names, is a leaf beetle that eats the leaves, stem, buds and flower of lilies, fritillaries and other members of the family Liliaceae. They mainly lay their eggs on ''Lilium'' and ''Fritillaria'' species. Observed in absence of ''Lilium'' and ''Fritillaria'' species, the numbers of eggs laid were significantly less and the survival rate of eggs and larvae were lowered. It is now a pest in.. more

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded May 1, 2019. Captured Apr 26, 2019 09:37 in Бачковско шосе, 4230 Asenovgrad, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/3.2
  • 1/80s
  • ISO1250
  • 100mm