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Genus Nipponoserica

Nipponoserica peregrina? - Nipponoserica peregrina Nipponoserica peregrina Nipponoserica peregrina? - Nipponoserica peregrina Scarab beetle 2009.05.20 - Nipponoserica peregrina scarab0530 - Nipponoserica peregrina Protostena? - Nipponoserica peregrina May Beetle - Nipponoserica peregrina Small orange scarab - Nipponoserica peregrina
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 Sericini
Genus Nipponoserica
Numbers
Single introduced species.
Identification
Similar in general habitaus to Serica spp., but antenna large.
Range
NE United States
Print References
Dirk Ahrens, 2005. A preliminary cladistic analysis of Nipponoserica, with implications for phylogenetic relationships among sericine chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Sericini). Systematics and Biodiversity (2005), 3: 265-279 Cambridge University Press. Published Online 19Aug2005