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Species Phyllophaga bruneri - Cuban May Beetle

Beetle - Phyllophaga bruneri Beetle - Phyllophaga bruneri Scarab - Phyllophaga bruneri beetle - Phyllophaga bruneri Mating Beetles - Phyllophaga bruneri - male - female Phyllophaga bruneri
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 Phyllophaga (May Beetles)
No Taxon (Subgenus Cnemarachis)
Species bruneri (Cuban May Beetle)
Size
7.8 to 10.3 mm. (1)
Identification
Color pattern and small size are diagnostic. Antennae 9-segmented.
Range
Restricted to Florida. Native to Cuba. Introduced around 1959. (1)

Known from Broward, Collier, and Dade counties. (1)
BugGuide images also record this species from Orange county.
Works Cited
1.The Scarab Beetles of Florida
Robert Woodruff. 1973. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.