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Green June Bug

Cotinus nitida


3/4-7/8" (20-23 mm) Robust, elongated somewhat flatted. Head dark, with a horn. Pronotum and elytra are metallic green, with brownish yellow on the sides; the underside is glittery green and brownish yellow. Tibiae green; femora are brownish yellow. Larva, to 2" (50 mm) is yellowish white with brown head


Gardens, orchards, open woods, and crop fields, particularly above sandy soil

1 Species ID Suggestions

Drew b
Drew b 8 years ago
Japanese beetle
Binomial japonica

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1 Comment

KeithRoragen 8 years ago

Japanese Beetles- Popillia japonica. The white tufts of setae on the abdomen are the giveaway.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jul 18, 2008
Submitted on Jun 11, 2012

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