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Cockchafer

Melolontha melolontha

Description:

Also known as the May Bug

Habitat:

Woodland, farmland, and gardens

Notes:

The grubs are very destructive and are common classes as pests

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4 Comments

SheaEckert
SheaEckert 10 years ago

Cool!

MatthewFuller
MatthewFuller 10 years ago

And if you hear one when you're trying to sleep...

Korina Abbott
Korina Abbott 10 years ago

Yeah, they are such noisy, clumsy fliers! I remember having one caught in my hair as a kid haha!

MatthewFuller
MatthewFuller 10 years ago

We get so many of these flying in at night, smashing into the light!

They're so loud!

Korina Abbott
Spotted by
Korina Abbott

Runnymede, England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 11, 2011
Submitted on May 11, 2011

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