Japanese Beetles

Different Types of Beetles

Japanese Beetles

These beetles are oval shaped and have a bright metallic green body with either reddish-orange or brown elytra and their abdomen has patches of white hair. These are distinct and not another beetle looks like them.

They are slowly spreading through the United States since they were brought over in 1916 with roots from imported Iris. They feed on 300 types of plants including poison ivy.

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