Oriental beetle


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Related to Oriental beetle: oriental roach, oriental cockroach, Japanese beetle
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Noun1.Oriental beetle - introduced into United States from the Orient; larvae feed on roots of sugarcane and other grasses
scarabaean, scarabaeid, scarabaeid beetle - any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes
Anomala, genus Anomala - genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants; includes several pests of cultivated grasses
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Susceptibility of Japanese beetle, oriental beetle, and European chafer (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) to halofenozide, and insect growth.
They go under the names of Japanese beetle, Asiatic Garden beetle and Oriental beetle, together with perhaps more than a few European chafers and their relatives.
Emergence, mating and postmating behaviors of the oriental beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).