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unknown beetle - Exomala orientalis

unknown beetle - Exomala orientalis
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
June 14, 2015
Saw 3-4 of these sunning on leaves in the garden this afternoon, this one's on a tomato leaf. Hopefully they (and their larvae) aren't garden pests!

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Exomala orientalis
introduced Asian species

 
Thanks!
Hmm, looks like the larvae eat roots. Invasive root-eater? Goodbye, beetle.

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