Ten-Lined June Beetle
( Polyphylla decimlineata )


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PHOTO COMMENT
Life Stage:(A) adult

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Polyphylla decimlineata
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Common Name:Ten-Lined June Beetle

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Coleoptera
Suborder:Polyphaga
Family:Scarabaeidae
Subfamily:Melolonthinae
Tribe:Melolonthini
Taxon Code:COL01609

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Early Drive, Early Dr, Early Drive, Felton
County:Santa Cruz County
ECI Site#:CA44150000

RECOGNITION
Recognition
BugGuide.net: "Brown, body with yellow and white scales each located within a puncture; elytra with broad white stripes; antennal plates very large."
Description
Brown, body with yellow and white scales each located within a puncture; elytra with broad white stripes; antennal plates very large.
Body Length
22-28 mm

BIOLOGY
Larvae live in soil. Adults are attracted to lights at night.
Range
West and north-central states

CREDITS
Photographer
Daniel Baumsteiger
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
BugGuide .


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