Popillia japonica


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Noun1.Popillia japonica - small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern AsiaPopillia japonica - small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern Asia; serious plant pest in North America
scarabaean, scarabaeid, scarabaeid beetle - any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes
genus Popillia, Popillia - a genus of Scarabaeidae
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1990), Popillia japonica Newman, and Macrodactylus subspinosus F.
Un ejemplo del uso de nematodos entomopatogenos, se dio con el aislamiento de Steinernema glaseri (Steiner, 1929) encontrado en la chisa Popillia japonica Newman, 1841 en Nueva Jersey, es el primer reporte de uso de entomopatogenos para el control de plagas (Glaser 1932); sin embargo, el desconocimiento de la interaccion de este nematodo con su bacteria simbionte produjo resultados desalentadores, resultando en la perdida de interes.
The Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica, has recently become the primary insect pest of blueberries in Michigan.
Popillia japonica (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) distribution and movement of adults in heterogeneous environments.