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Rose Chafer

Macrodactylus subspinosus

Description:

Mating on a milkweed plant. Adult rose chafers are a tan, slender beetle with long, spiny, orange reddish legs (8 to 13 mm in length). The female is somewhat more robust than the male. The wings do not quite cover the abdomen.

Habitat:

Low vegetation of an alvar

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Greg Shchepanek
Spotted by
Greg Shchepanek

Spotted on Jun 23, 2012
Submitted on Jun 26, 2012

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