Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Japanese beetle

Popillia japonica

Description:

Small beetle like insect with a green front and a copper brown abdomen. There are also small white spots spaced evenly apart on the bugs lower sides. Has 6 legs, two small in the front , two large in the back and two medium sized in the middle.

Habitat:

Temperate deciduous forest

1 Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

2 Comments

dirtball44
dirtball44 9 years ago

Thank you for the info!

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Nice spotting, dirtball44 (love the name!). You got this one classified properly in the Arthropods category, and you did a great job of describing the beetle. This spotting, however, doesn't fit the 2 missions you placed it into. The Ohio Lepidoptera mission is only for butterflies and moths that are spotted in Ohio, and the Ohio Arachnids mission is for spiders, ticks, mites, and scorpions that are spotted there. If you'll go to the editing feature for this spotting, you can drop down the missions menu and click on those to un-check them. Thanks and we look forward to more spottings from you!

dirtball44
Spotted by
dirtball44

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jun 28, 2012
Submitted on Jun 28, 2012

Spotted for Missions

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team