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Genus Maladera

Asiatic Garden Beetle - Maladera castanea Bright orange - Maladera castanea May beetle - Maladera castanea Ground Beetle - Maladera castanea Small red scarab - Maladera castanea Serica? - Maladera castanea Asiatic Garden Beetle - Maladera castanea Asiatic garden beetle - egg and first instar on penny - Maladera castanea
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 Maladera
Numbers
Two (adventive) species in our area
Identification
The two adventive species are easily distinguished from each other by the morphology of the male genitalia.