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Grapevine Beetle
July 18, 2009
Found this 3 cm-long beetle a few days ago in a patch of clover on my lawn. From your site I determined that it’s a Grapevine Beetle. I have no grapes, but some of the neighbours probably do.
Ray
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Grapevine Beetle

Grapevine Beetle

Hi Ray,
Your identification of the Grapevine Beetle, Pelidnota punctata.  This species ranges in color from a very pale yellow to a rusty red, but the spots remain a consistent identification feature.

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One Response to Grapevine Beetle

  1. sannebear says:

    I think I’ve just found two of these beetles at the edge of our drive. We do actually have some wild grapevines within 50feet. We live in southern Dutchess County, NY

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