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Species Anomala binotata

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Rutelinae (Shining Leaf Chafers)
Tribe Anomalini
Genus Anomala
Species binotata (Anomala binotata)
Other Common Names
Shining leaf chafer
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anomala binotata (Gyllenhal)
Orig. Comb: Melolontha binotata Gyllenhal, 1817
Numbers
48 spp. n. of Mex. in this genus (1)
Size
10-11 mm
Range
NM-VA-NY-KS / Mex. (2)(3)(4)
Season
mostly: Apr-May (BG data)
Life Cycle
The adults are injurious to fruit-producing plants and the grubs are minor pests of corn, wheat and oats. The winter is passed as an adult. Eggs are laid in the spring and soon hatch, producing larvae whose average time of development was found to be 83 days. The pupal stage lasts on an average 16 days. The adults transform in the fall and remain in their pupal cells until the following spring, thus completing a one-year life cycle. (Hayes 1918)
Print References
Hayes, W.P. 1918. Studies on the life history of two Kansas Scarabaeidae (Coleop.). J. Econ. Entomol 11: 136–144. Full Text
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
3.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.
4.Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")
Charles W. Leng. 1920. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.