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Grapevine Beetle

Pelidnota punctata

Description:

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.

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4 Comments

Tina-MariaTozzi
Tina-MariaTozzi 7 years ago

Thanks!

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Very nice!

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

This is a nice pic Tina. Our Christmas beetle is also Rutelinae and clearly very similar. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/830... Some Rutelinae are highly metallic and the very best are south American. http://www.etsy.com/listing/65965744/rea...

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Nice photos!
Welcome to Project Noah Tina-Maria

Tina-MariaTozzi
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Tina-MariaTozzi

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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

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