rose beetle


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rose beetle

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Noun1.rose beetle - a common metallic green European beetle: larvae feed on plant roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. rosesrose beetle - 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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The highest percent similarity (95%) was obtained from the COI sequence for the Fuller rose beetle, Pantomorus ceruinus (Accession number: AY790876).
It protects roses against rose beetles. Planted with tomatoes or asparagus, parsley will give added vigor to both.