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Cucurbit Leaf Beetle-Aulacophora indica
Cucurbit Leaf Beetle (Aulacophora indica) is a small orange color leaf beetle (6 to 8 mm long) in the family Chrysomelidae, subfamily: Galerucinae, tribe: Luperin. It's a pest of plants in the family Cucurbitaceae commonly known as melons, gourds or cucurbits. Because of its feeding preference it is known by a number of common names such as cucumber beetle, squash beetle, pumpkin beetle and melon beetle etc. It's grub feed on the roots and underground part of host plants.