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Japanese beetles (mating)

Popillia japonica

Description:

We have thousands of these pretty pests everywhere in our yard at the moment.

Habitat:

Meadow.

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11 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Thanks Mayra!

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Great macro!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

They are everywhere here Antonio, but luckily I don't grow the ornamental plants the seem to to prefer & I'm happy for them to defoliate the invasive multiflora rose growing in the meadow!

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 9 years ago

i love matting spottings :) it's natural and this guys are orgiac maniacs,dont admire that they became a pest,however like you say they have a point on their side,they are gorgeous :)

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Thanks Courtney! Same kit but great models - these guys weren't going anywhere fast!
I think you may be right Sergio!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 9 years ago

And it seems that you'll have many more... :-)

CourtneyVerk
CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

Great pictures Karen. New glass?

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Thank you harsuame!

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Grandioso!!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Thanks Ken!

Ken Ken
Ken Ken 9 years ago

WA~nice shot~!!!

KarenL
Spotted by
KarenL

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2012
Submitted on Jun 5, 2012

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