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Shining Leaf Chafer

Anomala undulata

Description:

Beetle: I walked into the garage, at 11:00 a.m. in the morning, and I saw a small beetle, resting on the garage floor. This beetle is alive, but is not able to walk. This beetle, is three eights of an inch long, and three sixteenth of an inch wide. This beetle, had a black, glossy, head and thorax. The elytra, was a golden-brown color. The elytra, was also glossy. There were tiny pits, running vertically down the elytra, in rows. There were four, black areas of color, on each side of the elytra, running horizontally across the elytra. There were also, other areas of black coloring, on each side of the elytra. Also, there were different shades of golden-brown color, on each side of the elytra. : This beetle is alive, but is not able to walk : Its two antennae are missing. Its middle legs are missing. It's two front legs, and its left rear leg, is extremely damaged. Underneath, this beetle, was different shades of dark, medium, and light brown, in color. Order: Coleoptera ( Beetles).

Habitat:

I saw this small beetle, resting on the garage floor. Beetles, can be found in any type of habitat: moist, dry, hot, cold, but also deep in the ground, in trees, inside seeds, inside fruit, inside leaves, inside dead wood, inside live plants, and in carcasses.

Notes:

I saw this small beetle, resting on the garage floor, at 11:00 a.m. in the morning. This beetle is alive, but is not able to move, because of injuries to its legs.

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1 Comment

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 2 years ago

Looks like this to me, maybe?
http://bugguide.net/node/view/12236

Florida, USA

Lat: 27.79, Long: -81.49

Spotted on Nov 27, 2016
Submitted on Nov 28, 2016

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