Insects and Spiders - invasive

European Chafer (Rhizotrogus majalis) on May 25, 2022

Submitter has sample
EDRR Status: Ongoing monitoring

Description of specimen

Brown/tan stocky beatle. About 1/2 inch long 3/8 wide. A fuzzy tan body, tan head, and wings are glossy brown. -kinda looks like a fat guy with a little coat.

Commentary

Looks like a chafer beetle, not clear if it is the European chafer.

http://ipm.ucanr.edu/TOOLS/TURF/PESTS/inchaf.html

Wyatt Williams
May 26, 2022, 9:50 p.m.