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Dogbane Beetle

Chrysochus auratus

Description:

Small, green, iridescent beetle commonly found on dogbane (Apocynum spp.) plants in wooded areas.

Habitat:

Stands of dogbane in wooded areas.

Notes:

These are often mistaken for invasive Japanese beetles.

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Wixenstyx
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Wixenstyx

Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jun 28, 2015
Submitted on Mar 31, 2016

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