Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-5-2004

Abstract

Soldier beetles can be common in Iowa crops, especially corn and alfalfa, but they do not feed on either of these crops or soybeans. These beetles are known as leather wings in some regions of the U.S. and they somewhat resemble lightning bugs or fireflies, but they lack the light-producing organ on the abdomen and the head is not tucked under the pronotum.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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