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green fruit beetle

cotinis mutabilis

Description:

color of body green. the wings is cover by the Elytron a hard shell .It have a round head.

Habitat:

It start it life in the ground and move to the surface to feed and returning to the warm then after growing to adult side they move to the surface and feed on fruit and rotting fruit. now in California,TEXAS, and other part of the south west.

Notes:

they lay egg under ground the eggs are white and the larvae are C-shaped grubs (scarab larvae).Adults are 1.25 inch long and 5/8 inch wide.

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Riverside, California, USA

Spotted on Jul 26, 2016
Submitted on Jul 26, 2016

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