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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service


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Three-sixteenths-inch-long Propylea quatuordecimpunctata (14-spot) lady beetles look for aphids on a fava bean leaf. Scientists think the beetles might be helpful in controlling Russian wheat aphids that now infest 17 Great Plains and Western states.

Photo by Scott Bauer.



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Last Modified: 9/16/2016
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