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Japanese beetle

Scientific Name
Popillia japonica
Scientific Author
Newman 1841
Taxonomy
(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Rutelinae: Anomalini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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References

Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. AMERICAN BEETLES. Volume 2. Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL. xiv + 861 pp.

CPC (2004) Crop Protection Compendium. CAB International, Wallingford, UK,.

http://www.cabicompendium.org/cpc/home.asp                                                                  

Fleming, W.E. (1972b) Biology of the Japanese beetle. Technical Bulletin, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture No. 1449, iv + 129 pp.

Gordon, F.C.; Potter, D.A. (1986) Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) traps: evaluation of single and multiple arrangements for reducing defoliation in urban landscape. Journal of Economic Entomology 79, 1381-1384.

OEPP/EPPO  Data sheets on quarantine organisms No. 40, Popillia japonica. http://www.eppo.org/QUARANTINE/insects/Popilliajaponica/POPIJAds.pdf

 

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