Japanese Beetle – 7/4/11
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 7/4/11
Observation Time: 4:05 p.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond
Common Name: Japanese Beetle
Scientific Name: Popillia japonica
Comments: Japanese beetles are not very destructive in their native Japan, where they are naturally controlled by indigenous predators, but in North America it is a noted pest of about 200 species of plants including rose bushes, grapes, hops, canna, crape myrtles, birch trees, linden trees, and others.
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