Japanese Beetle – Popillia japonica (Newman)

adult - Japanese beetle

Japanese beetle is a plant pest native to Japan that attacks roots, foliage and fruit of a variety of host plants, including elm, maple, rose, zinnia, corn, asparagus, grape, apple, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. The Japanese beetle larvae favour turf grass as their host material, while adults feed on the leaves and fruit of a wide variety of host plants.

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