Cetonia aurata


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Noun1.Cetonia aurata - a common metallic green European beetle: larvae feed on plant roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. rosesCetonia aurata - a common metallic green European beetle: larvae feed on plant roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. roses
scarabaean, scarabaeid, scarabaeid beetle - any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes
Cetonia, genus Cetonia - a genus of Cetoniidae
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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.