Thursday, June 16, 2005
A Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica). Bad news. Alien invader, rose-chomper, crabapple defoliator. Off with them to a bucket of soapy water. Die, die, die!
Not a Japanese beetle: an Emerald Flower Beetle or Emerald Flower Scarab (Trichiotinus lunulatus).
Yo, bug party at the Queen Anne's Lace. (Be there or quadratus estó?)
A big thanks to Thingfish23 for the Emerald Flower Scarab ID!
No, I never took Latin, feel free to correct me.