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Genus Nipponoserica

reddish Beetle 1 - Nipponoserica peregrina Beetle  - Nipponoserica peregrina Scarab Beetle - Nipponoserica peregrina May beetle? - Nipponoserica peregrina Orange may beetle - Nipponoserica peregrina Nipponoserica peregrina orange may beetle - Nipponoserica peregrina Nipponoserica peregrina? - 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