green June beetle


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Noun1.green June beetle - large greenish June beetle of southern United Statesgreen June beetle - large greenish June beetle of southern United States
June beetle, June bug, May beetle, May bug - any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc.
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Among the pests profiled are billbugs, cutworms, green June beetle, mound-building ants on golf courses, and yellow jackets.
In the scenario associated with the figures, the task was the prevention of green June beetle damage to a golf course fairway.
In southeastern states, grubs of Phyllophaga, southern masked chafer (Cyclocephala lurida), the green June beetle (Cotinus nitidia), and Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica) are traditionally associated with damaged turfgrass.