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Species Protaetia fusca - Asian Mango Flower Beetle

Protaetia fusca (Herbst) - Protaetia fusca Euphoria species, sepulcralis? - Protaetia fusca Euphoria species, sepulcralis? - Protaetia fusca
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 Cetoniinae (Fruit and Flower Chafers)
Tribe Cetoniini
Genus Protaetia
Species fusca (Asian Mango Flower Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Protaetia fusca (Herbst)
Range
s. FL (BRO, DAD, PAL) (1)
native to SE Asia, adventive in many warmer parts of the world, incl. FL (first detected in the wild 1985)(2)
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
2.The Asian mango flower beetle, Protaetia fusca (Herbst), and Euphoria sepulcralis (Fabricius) in Florida and the West Indies
R.E. Woodru ff. 2006. Insecta Mundi 20: 227-231.