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Sand Chafer

Strigoderma arbicola


This beetle was approximately a centimeter in length. It was found on crown vetch.



1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 8 years ago
Sand Chafer
Strigoderma arbicola Rutelinae sp. - Strigoderma arbicola - BugGuide.Net

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Stephanie R.
Stephanie R. 8 years ago

Thank you Bayucca for the ID and information regarding this beetle!

bayucca 8 years ago

Scarabaeidae, Rutelinae, Anomalini, Strigoderma arbicola. You obviously caught a wonderful and probably fresh one. You will rarely see such an intense red as in yours and I cannot imagine it is another beetle than Strigoderma arbicola. It is also called False Japanese Beetle.
Obviously quite variable in presence, intensity and extension of the red/reddish band.

Stephanie R.
Spotted by
Stephanie R.

Illinois, USA

Spotted on Jun 27, 2014
Submitted on Jun 29, 2014

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