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Species Phyllophaga crenulata

May Beetle - Phyllophaga crenulata May Beetle - Phyllophaga crenulata Phyllophaga crenulata? - Phyllophaga crenulata Phyllophaga crenulata - female May Beetle - Phyllophaga crenulata may beetle - Phyllophaga crenulata Scarabaeidae - Phyllophaga crenulata Phyllophaga crenulata
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 Phyllophaga)
Species crenulata (Phyllophaga crenulata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllophaga crenulata (Froelich)
Orig. Comb: Melolontha crenulata Froelich 1792
Size
14.8 to 22.2 mm. (1)
Identification


Typically quite hairy. Size, color (light brown to dark brown), and degree of vestiture variable. Antennae 10-segmented.

Phyllophaga crenulata (Froelich)
Det. E. G. Riley, 2010
Range
e US (TX-FL-MA-SD), Common. (1)
Season
Mar-Aug (one of the earliest spp. to emerge in FL) (1)
Remarks
Third described US sp. of Phyllophaga (1)
See Also
Superficially similar to six other hirsute spp. in FL (1)
Works Cited
1.The scarab beetles of Florida, Part II, The May or June beetles (Genus Phyllophaga).
Woodruff and Beck. 1989. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Arthropods of Florida and neighboring Land Areas. vol. 13. 226 pp.