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Apple Blossom Beetle

Scientific Name
Tropinota hirta
Scientific Author
(Poda) 1761
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetonidae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
High
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Specimen Locality Label: Hungary, June 2004, A. Szito (DAWA)
Source
Willow Warren Department of Agriculture Western Australia
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Diagnostic Notes

Body length 8-13 mm, grey black in colour covered with long yellow white hairs. Elytra have horizontal white or yellow spots. Pronotum is without spots, and has a defined longitudinal ridge.

(Jermy & Bálazs 1990)

 

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Author
Graham, R.
Created
27/05/2005 04:28 AEST
Last Updated
25/11/2011 10:32 AEST
Citation
Graham, R. (2005) Apple Blossom Beetle (Tropinota hirta) Updated on 11/25/2011 10:32:23 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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