As potato crop pests go, the Colorado potato beetle is a nasty one. The adult is an oval shaped yellow bug about ¼ inch long with 10 black stripes on its back.
Multicolored Asian lady beetles
Lower insect populations have led to minor crop damage this summer, but a Purdue Extension entomologist says farmers should still watch for anomalies when scouting.
Crop pests may be more abundant in Indiana farm fields this spring because of what continues to be a mild winter.