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Oriental Beetle (Dark Form) - Exomala orientalis This beetle was missing some tarsi, but didn&#039;t seem bothered by it.<br />
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Habitat: Rural garden Exomala orientalis,Geotagged,Oriental beetle,Summer,United States,beetle Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Oriental Beetle (Dark Form) - Exomala orientalis

This beetle was missing some tarsi, but didn't seem bothered by it.

Habitat: Rural garden

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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 Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Dec 8, 2019. Captured Aug 4, 2019 09:13 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/11.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm