Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Grapevine Beetle

Pelidnota punctata


The grapevine beetle, Pelidnota punctata, also known as Spotted June Beetle or the Spotted Pelidnota, is a member of the subfamily Rutelinae of the Scarab beetle family. Grapevine beetles are common in the north and central United States and Eastern Canada, but do relatively little damage to their host plants.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID


Tina-MariaTozzi 7 years ago


Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Very nice!

MartinL 9 years ago

This is a nice pic Tina. Our Christmas beetle is also Rutelinae and clearly very similar. Some Rutelinae are highly metallic and the very best are south American.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Nice photos!
Welcome to Project Noah Tina-Maria

Spotted by

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Spotted on Jul 28, 2011
Submitted on Feb 28, 2012


Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team