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Japanese Beetle

Popillia japonica


It has an iridescent copper-colored elytra and green thorax and head.


The Japanese beetle is native to Japan but the insect was first found in the United States in 1916 in a nursery near Riverton, New Jersey.

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Spotted on Nov 11, 2011
Submitted on Dec 18, 2011

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