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White-spotted Rose Beetle

Scientific Name
Oxythyrea funesta
Scientific Author
(Poda) 1761
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cetoniinae)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
High
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Body length 8-14 mm, black in colour with a metallic green-red reflection, and covered in sparse yellow-white hairs.  Elytra covered in irregular yellow-white spots. Pronotum has 3 pairs of yellow-white spots and no median longitudinal ridge.

(Jermy & Balázs 1990)

 

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Author
Graham, R.
Created
01/06/2005 03:20 AEST
Last Updated
25/11/2011 10:32 AEST
Citation
Graham, R. (2005) White-spotted Rose Beetle (Oxythyrea funesta) Updated on 11/25/2011 10:32:13 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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