Project Noah

Project Noah is a tool to explore and document wildlife and a platform to harness the power of citizen scientists everywhere.

Join Project Noah Today

Green june beetle larva


Green june beetle (Cotinis nitida)


urban (backyard)

No species ID suggestions


urbicae 8 years ago

The larvae of the oriental beetle seems to have longer legs, and they aren't orange like this one on the picture. Japanese beetle larvae are smaller. This was closer to 1.5-2 inches in full length. So it to my best guess, it is a green june beetle larva. Thank you. :)

keithp2012 8 years ago

Could be larvae of Japanese beetle, june beetle, or oriental beetle, those are most commonly found. But there are a bunch of other possibilities.

Washington, USA

Lat: 38.92, Long: -77.03

Spotted on Sep 12, 2010
Submitted on Sep 12, 2010


Related spottings

Green June Beetle Green June Beetle Green June Beetle Larva Green June Beetle Larva

Nearby spottings

Solitary potter wasp Leaf-footed bug Alfalfa webworm Tobacco hornworm