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Species Anomala innuba

smaller Anomala - Anomala innuba Anomala innuba (Fabricius) - Anomala innuba Beetle - Anomala innuba 820W04 - Anomala innuba Shining Leaf Chafer Beetle - Anomala innuba Shining Leaf Chafer  - Anomala innuba unidentified Rutelinae - Anomala innuba 2023-07-05-R7__5170BG - Anomala innuba
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Rutelinae (Shining Leaf Chafers)
Tribe Anomalini
Genus Anomala
Species innuba (Anomala innuba)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anomala innuba (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Melolontha innuba Fabricius 1787
6 to 9 mm (1)
Elytra immaculate to spotted, banded or black, nearly always with dark area over apical umbone; head often bicolorous pale brown and blackish; pronotal macula triangulate with waist-like constriction near anterior margin, uncommonly varying to entirely black; scutellum pale or narrowly dark-margined, rarely entirely dark except in black form.
e US (TX-FL-PA-NE) - Map (2)(3)
Generally a summer species, June and July. (1)
Spring and fall flight period in Florida (Buss 2006)
See Also
Anomala undulata is larger, head not distinctly bicolorous; scutellum mostly dark:
- Range: e. US
Det. Cotinis, 2007
Print References
Buss, E.A. 2006. Flight activity and relative abundance of Phytophagous Scarabs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) from two locations in Florida. Florida Entomologist 89: 32-40. (PDF)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the Scarabaeidae: Anomalinae. 3. A key to the species of Anomala of America north of Mexico
R.W. Potts. 1977. The Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 53: 129-134.
2.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.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)