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Japanese Beetles

Popillia japonica




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Cheryl Lee
Cheryl Lee 7 years ago
Japanese Beetles
Popillia japonica Japanese beetle


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5 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 6 years ago

Yes they are, outside of the native range. You can read about that in the reference link posted on yhis spotting if you want more information. :-)

CharleneBurgess
CharleneBurgess 6 years ago

The name makes me think that these are an invasive species...???

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Moved to arthropods :-)

wildlifewatcher
wildlifewatcher 7 years ago

thanks Cheryl ~ understand that completely.

Cheryl Lee
Cheryl Lee 7 years ago

As a gardener ~ these beetles are the bane of my existence! They love to eat my roses, and have voracious appetites.

wildlifewatcher
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wildlifewatcher

Georgia, USA

Lat: 32.46, Long: -84.99

Spotted on Jun 14, 2011
Submitted on Nov 8, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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