Christmas beetle

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Christmas beetle

n
(Animals) any of various greenish-gold Australian scarab beetles of the genus Anoplognathus, which are common in summer
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Feeding preferences of the Christmas beetle Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) and four paropsine species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on selected Eucalyptus grandis clonal foliage.