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EENY350: Japanese Beetle, Popillia japonica Newman (Insecta: Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)

Figure 4. Adult Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica Newman. A typical morphological feature that helps to identify the Japanese beetle from other closely resembling beetles is the presence of six pairs of white hair brushes around the margins of the abdomen.

Credit: David Cappaert, Michigan State University,