Japanese Beetle – Popillia japonica (Newman)
Reporting Japanese Beetle in Vancouver
If you think you have found Japanese beetle in Vancouver, please report it to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
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.
What information is available?
- Questions and Answers
- Facilities Approved for the Japanese Beetle Program
- Pest Fact Sheet
- Policy Directives
Plant Pest Credit Card: Japanese beetle
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Photo Credits: J. Baker, D. Cappaert, S. Katovich (Bugwood.org), CFIA | Use without permission is prohibited
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