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Species Amphimallon majale - European Chafer

May beetle (scarab 5) - Amphimallon majale - female June Bug? - Amphimallon majale Scarab - Amphimallon majale European Chafer - Amphimallon majale - male Amphimallon majalis - Amphimallon majale May Beetle - Amphimallon majale - female May beetle? - Amphimallon majale European Chafer Beetle - Amphimallon majale - Amphimallon majale
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 Melolonthinae (May Beetles and Junebugs)
Tribe Melolonthini
Genus Amphimallon (European Chafers)
Species majale (European Chafer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amphimallon majale (Razoumowsky)
=Melolontha majalis Razoumowsky, 1789: 249
=Amphimallon majalis (Razoumowsky); Reitter, 1902: 248
=Rhizotrogus majalis (Razoumowsky); many Authors, primarily in the older literature
Range
Canada and United States [adventive from western Europe]
Food
Turfgrass pest
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