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Related to Cetonia: Cetonia aurata
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Noun1.Cetonia - a genus of Cetoniidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Cetoniidae, subfamily Cetoniidae - considered a separate family in some classification systems
Cetonia aurata, rose beetle, rose chafer - a common metallic green European beetle: larvae feed on plant roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. roses
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ROSE CHAFER (CETONIA AURATA) One of Britain's shiniest beetles, this 2cm-long metallic green beetle can sometimes be found feeding in flowers, where they may occasionally damage a few petals.
Aphodidae Cetonia aurata 2 0.4 Protaetia cuprea Tropinota hirta Valgus hemipterus Geotrupes sp.