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Species Amphimallon majale - European Chafer

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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 Melolonthinae (May Beetles and Junebugs)
Tribe Rhizotrogini
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
Size
13-15 mm (1)
Range
Canada and United States [adventive from western Europe]
Food
Turfgrass pest
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.