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Chaffer Beetle

Anomala sp.

Description:

The adult are called chaffer beetle but the grub are called white grub. white grub is most severe stage and damage many crop significantly. Due to long life cycle, chaffer beetle are not epidemic every time. But on epidemic, it damage the foliage part severely. It is major pest of Maize in the context of Neapal and many south asian country.

Habitat:

terrestrial

Notes:

white grub are remain in soil but beetles are on above ground and mainly active during night.

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RP  Mainali
RP Mainali 9 years ago
chaffer Beetle
Anomala sp.


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2 Comments

RP  Mainali
RP Mainali 9 years ago

okey Ramdal Lee, if the population of that beetle is more, the larvae called what grub may cause epidemic, but u may not know how plants are destroing, be careful ha ha

Randall Lee
Randall Lee 9 years ago

thx for sharing RP Mainali... now I know what to call that small-oval-brown beetle that I keep seeing around my home area...:)

RP  Mainali
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RP Mainali

Pokhara, Western Region, Nepal

Spotted on Nov 16, 2011
Submitted on Nov 17, 2011

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