Colorado beetles found in Essex

04 August 1997

Colorado beetles found in Essex

Scores of Colorado beetles that could be dangerous to crops were found on board a Greek-registered lorry at the port of Harwich, Essex, in a cargo of fresh produce. Farmers were warned to be on the alert.

The beetles are thumbnail-size and have distinctive black and white stripes.

  • The Daily Telegraph 04/08/97 page 3
  • The Independent 04/08/97 page 2

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