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Japanese beetle

Popillia japonica


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.


Temperate deciduous forest

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dirtball44 11 years ago

Thank you for the info!

Aaron_G 11 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!

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Ohio, USA

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

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