Banana fruit and leaf scarring beetles, Basilepta spp.

Fruit and leaf scarring beetles (Basilepta spp.) are major pests in north and northeastern India and Bangladesh and affect the cosmetic appearance and market value of fruits.
Scarring beetle2  Leaf damage caused by scarring beetles Leaf-damage  Leaf scarring due to beetle feeding scarring-beetle-damage (2) scarring-beetle-damage (3)
scarring-beetle-damage (4) scarring-beetle-damage (5) scarring-beetle-damage (6) scarring-beetle-damage (7)
Affected plant  Leaf damage due to scarring beetles Scarring beetle1  Leaf damage caused by scarring beetles Scarring beetle3  Leaf damage caused by scarring beetles Scarring beetle4  Leaf damage caused by scarring beetles
Scarring beetle5 Scarring beetle6  Scarring beetles feeding on banana leaf Scarring beetle  Green fruits scarred by beetles DSC 4724  Damage caused by scarring beetles
DSC 4746  Scarring beetle on banana leaf DSC 4748  Scarring beetles on banana DSC 4751  Scarring beetles on banana leaf DSC 4936  Basilepta subcostata on banana leaf
DSC 4937  Basilepta subcostata on banana leaf DSC 5140  Basilepta subcostata on banana leaf scarring-beetle-damage (1)  Basilepta subcostata on banana leaf adult-on-banana  Adult beetle on banana leaf
DSC 5137  Scarring beetles on banana leaf scarring-beetle-damage (8)  Basilepta subcostata on banana leaf DSC 5142  Basilepta subcostata on banana leaf DSC 5138  Scarring beetles on banana leaf
DSC 5019  Leaf damage caused by scarring beetles DSC 4713  Leaf damage caused by scarring beetles DSC 4719  Damage caused by scarring beetles DSC 5057  Leaf damage caused by scarring beetles
scarring-beetledam (2)  Fruit damage due to scarring beetles scarring-beetledam (1)  Fruit damage due to scarring beetles scarring-beetledam (3)  Fruit damage Fruit-scarring1  Banana bunches showing scarring beetle damage symptom
Fruit-scarring2  Banana bunches damaged by scarring beetles Fruit-scarring3  Fruits damaged by scarring beetles fruit-damage (5)  Scarred fruits fruit-damage (1)  Fruit damage
fruit-damage (2)  Fruit damage fruit-damage (3)  Fruits damaged by scarring beetles fruit-damage (4)  Fruits damaged by scarring beetles bunchsleeve  Banana bunch covered with sleeve as a preventive measure against scarring beetles
DSC 4680  Fruit damage due to scarring beetles DSC 4682  Fruit damage due to scarring beetles DSC 4683  Fruit damage by scarring beetles DSC 4686  Fruit damage by scarring beetles
DSC 4698  Fruit damage by scarring beetles DSC 4699  Fruit damage by scarring beetles DSC 4711  Fruit damage by scarring beetles DSC 4723  Fruit damage by scarring beetles
DSC 5013  Banana bunch damaged by scarring beetles DSC 5054  Fruit damage by scarring beetles DSC 5099  Fruit damage by scarring beetles DSC 5105  Fruit damage by scarring beetles
scarring-beelte-1  Scarring beetle, Basilepta subcostata (nominate form) basilepta  Adult of nominate form of Basilepta subcostata, dorsal view scarring-beetle (1)  Scarring beetle, Basilepta subcostata (colour morph) scarring-beetle (2)  Basilepta sp.