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Species Phyllophaga rugosa

Phyllophaga rugosa - female Phyllophaga rugosa - female Phyllophaga rugosa - male Phyllophaga rugosa - male Phyllophaga rugosa - male Phyllophaga rugosa - male
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 Rhizotrogini
Genus Phyllophaga (May Beetles)
No Taxon (Subgenus Phyllophaga)
Species rugosa (Phyllophaga rugosa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phyllophaga rugosa (Melsheimer)
Orig. Comb: Ancylonycha rugosa Melsheimer 1846
Size
18-23 mm (1)
Range
TX-PA-MT, OR / ON-AB (1) (TX record somewhat doubtful (2))
Remarks
grubs cause serious damage to crops (1)
Works Cited
1.May Beetles of the United States and Canada
Luginbill and Painter. 1953. USDA Technical Bulletin No. 1060.
2.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.