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Beetle on Monarda maybe Sand chafer? - Strigoderma arbicola

Beetle on Monarda maybe Sand chafer? - Strigoderma arbicola
Marietta Sand Prairie State Preserve, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
July 29, 2011
This kind of looks like a Japanese beetle but not the right color, so I think it is the Sand chafer - Strigoderma arbicola. Would appreciate ID? Thanks.

Found during gathering_2011

Moved
Moved from Scarab Beetles.

Strigoderma, sure --must be arbicola indeed
others will confirm species, i'm away from my books

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