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Genus Nipponoserica

Nipponoserica peregrina June Bug - Nipponoserica peregrina May beetle? - Nipponoserica peregrina Scarab beetle 2009.05.20 - Nipponoserica peregrina may beetle - Nipponoserica peregrina Black-headed orange scarab - Nipponoserica peregrina Orange scarab - Nipponoserica peregrina beetle - Nipponoserica peregrina
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
Single introduced species.
Similar in general habitaus to Serica spp., but antenna large.
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