Stelidota geminata

Strawberry Sap Beetle

Stelidota geminata, Strawberry Sap-feeding Beetle






Family: Nitidulidae

Subfamily: Nitidulinae

Length: 1.9 - 2.9 mm

In this species of Stelidota the pronotum is widest at the base; its margins are arcuate. The elytra each have nine costae.

Stelidota geminata feeds on fungus and on fruit; it can be a pest of fruit crops, as the common name suggests.

The maps below indicate the countries and the U.S. states with records of Stelidota geminata.

Map of countries with records of Stelidota geminata

A note about our maps

Map, Stelidota geminata

American Insects site