Neither the chafers
, the toads, nor the earth-worms, whom they asked about it could give them any information--none of them had been boiled or laid on a silver dish.
RASPBERRIES and other summer berries that have fruited this year can be cut out and new shoots tied in for next year | LAWN chafers
or leatherjackets a problem?
Perversely, sufficient moisture arrived to soften the ground so that Japanese beetles and several species of various chafers
were able to lay their eggs in the lawn.
of Southern Africa (Scarabaeidae: Cetoniini).
They consist of parts called chafers
, bead fillers and carcass plies; they are made for all different types of vehicles, road conditions and seasons.
The adults are recognisable as true beetles (Coleoptera) and there are six different chafers
found in Britain currently.
Ye s t e r day, for the first time this year, the chafers
, relatives of the dung beetle, descended on the racecourse in droves, showing a tendency to hover between grass and knee level, but also displaying a desire to perch on people, one of which, the Racing Post's betting editor Paul Kealy, had his neck chewed by a particularly aggressive pest.
Now the two get photo submissions of specimens from all over the world, ranging from the common termite to mating Malaysian flower chafers
Windsor's Roll-Top Chafers
are equipped with a Glide Hinge[TM] mechanism that makes opening and closing smooth and easy.
Others, such as European and masked chafers
, are active at night, do not cause any feeding damage, but may be attracted to outdoor lights.
Many years ago, we had a tame little owl living in the garden,and one could always find him each evening on the ground beneath the security light crunching cock chafers
in the manner of Gary Lineker crunching a well- known brand of crisps.
ADRIENNE SAYS: May bugs or cock chafers
are a species of beetle that live in the soil.