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Beatle

Observed: 18th June 2012 By: lizard
beatle
Description:

A warm sunny day and masses of the beatles appeared in a grass verge

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Garden Chafer (Phyllopertha horticola) interacts

Comments

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I thought there were only two

I thought there were only two left and they don't speak to each other.

John Bratton's picture

Having been home and

Having been home and consulted the keys, I think it is too hairy for Hoplia philanthus and lacks the large tibial teeth of Omaloplia, so yes, that leaves Phyllopertha horticola.