Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica  (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) - 0717018

Japanese beetle
Popillia japonica Newman, 1841

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: A minor pest of Christmas trees, which chew small holes in tender young twigs. This feeding leaves a wound where small amounts of resin collect. The resin dries, leaving small white spots on the bark.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Eric R. Day
Organization: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Monday, January 27, 2003
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, August 03, 2011