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Anomala orientalis - Exomala orientalis

Anomala orientalis - Exomala orientalis
Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
June 26, 2010
Size: 1 cm
I've found on flowers all over my garden this year but it doesn't seem to be doing any damage. The head and thorax are shiny bronze color. What is it and should I worry?

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Asian scarab beetle
This is a relative of the Japanese Beetle, also an Asian immigrant, but is less destructive.

 
Asian scarab beetle
Thanks for the ID. Another non-native species! I'll try to get rid of it organically, it's pretty easy to catch.

Anomala orientalis
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Anomala orientalis
Thank you for the ID.

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