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Related to June bug: May beetle
See June beetle.
(Animals) any of various large brown North American scarabaeid beetles that are common in late spring and early summer, esp any of the genus Polyphylla. Also called: May beetle or May bug
any of several large brown beetles of the genus Phyllophaga, of the scarab family, appearing in late spring and early summer.
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|Noun||1.||June bug - any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc.|
scarabaean, scarabaeid, scarabaeid beetle - any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes