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Contact: Dr. Fanziska Beran
fberan@ice.mpg.de
49-364-157-1553
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

Phyllotreta striolata

Caption: A striped flea beetle (Phyllotreta striolata) is feeding on celery cabbage leaves (Brassica rapa). The pest insect causes major damage on young cruciferous plants.

Credit: Christian Ulrichs, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

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