genus Anomala


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Noun1.genus Anomala - genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plantsgenus Anomala - genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants; includes several pests of cultivated grasses
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeidae - scarab or dung beetles
Anomala orientalis, Asiatic beetle, Oriental beetle - introduced into United States from the Orient; larvae feed on roots of sugarcane and other grasses
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The genus Anomala Samouelle, 1819 comprises of approximately 270 Palaearctic species (Zorn, 2006).
The dung-rollers of Pakistan with observations on the genus Anomala Hope including the economic importance and descriptions of new species from Karachi (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).