Eggplant Flea Beetle Epitrix fuscula Crotch, 1873  

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Feeds on "eggplant, potato, horsenettle, tobacco (all family Solanaceae). May be very damaging to root crops in the larval stage and to young seedlings when feeding on the leaves as an adult" (BugGuide).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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An Eggplant Flea Beetle in Howard Co., Maryland (9/12/2017). Determined by Anthony Deczynski/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

An Eggplant Flea Beetle in Talbot Co., Maryland (5/16/2015). Determined by Anthony Deczynski/BugGuide. Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

An Eggplant Flea Beetle in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/20/2014). Determined by Anthony Deczynski/BugGuide. Photo by Even Dankowicz. (MBP list)


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