A small, boldly marked leaf beetle whose adults and larvae feed on the leaves of asparagus.
- Crioceris asparagi, family Chrysomelidae.
- Spotted asparagus beetle larvae feed mainly on the berries of the female plants.
- The adult spotted asparagus beetles emerge at least a week later than the plain asparagus beetle.
- There are two kinds of asparagus beetle - asparagus beetle and spotted asparagus beetle.
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Syllabification: as·par·a·gus bee·tle
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