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Dogbane Beetle

Chrysochus auratus

Notes:

Found on pink milkweed plant

2 Species ID Suggestions

AngelSeven
AngelSeven 6 years ago
Green Rose Chafer
Cetonia aurata
beaker98
beaker98 6 years ago
Dogbane Beetle
Chrysochus auratus beetle - Chrysochus auratus - BugGuide.Net


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3 Comments

mae-naturalists13
mae-naturalists13 5 years ago

Wow

hope.martin
hope.martin 6 years ago

Thanks beaker98 and AngelSeven! Leaning towards the Dogbane beetle rather than the Rose Chafer because of that little triangle piece between the upper wing cases on the Chafer is missing here.

AngelSeven
AngelSeven 6 years ago

I think it's a type of Scarab Beetle (Genus: Cetonia)...!

hope.martin
Spotted by
hope.martin

Columbia, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jun 10, 2015
Submitted on Jun 10, 2015

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