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Oriental Beetle - Exomala orientalis <br />
Habitat: attracted to a light in a semi-rural area Exomala orientalis,Geotagged,Oriental beetle,Summer,United States,beetle Click/tap to enlarge

Oriental Beetle - Exomala orientalis


Habitat: attracted to a light in a semi-rural area

    comments (5)

  1. :O Nice! Not sure right off hand... Posted 10 days ago
    1. Thanks! I have no idea if it's worn or supposed to look as is. I can't find a match in the beetle book so far, but posted it on BG for help. Posted 10 days ago
      1. Interesting! I'm guessing this is pretty tiny? Posted 10 days ago
  2. Exomala orientalis looks like a match to me. https://bugguide.net/node/view/1470239 Posted 10 days ago
    1. Yesss! Thanks! Feel free to add the ID <3 Posted 10 days ago

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The Oriental beetle is a beetle about 0.7 - 1.1 cm long, with mottled, metallic brown- and black-colored elytra and a similarly-colored thorax and head during the adult stage. During the larval stage the oriental beetle can be identified by the parallel line raster pattern. It is native to Asia and was introduced to North America and has since spread to and become a pest in several mid-Atlantic states. Its invasive range extends from Maine to South Carolina and Wisconsin. In its larval stage, the.. more

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jul 10, 2019. Captured Jul 9, 2019 21:55 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm