Green June Beetle

Green June Beetle

Green June Beetle

The Green June Beetle, Cotinus nitida is one of the larger beetles found in Indiana. It is a handsome beetle with a big appetite for fruit. The beetles will make wounds in larger fruits with the horn on the front of its head. It feeds on a variety of fruits, from peaches and apples to smaller ones such as raspberries. This one was on a raspberry plant.

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Jonathan Neal is an Associate Professor of Entomology at Purdue University and author of the textbook, Living With Insects (2010). This blog is a forum to communicate about the intersection of insects with people and policy. This is a personal blog. The opinions and materials posted here are those of the author and are in no way connected with those of my employer.
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