TITLE

Chafer

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Chafer, any of several scarab beetles that feed on leaves or flowers. The rose chafer is a pest that damages roses and fruit trees. It is one-third of an inch (8 mm) long, and is yellow with red legs. The larvae devour the roots of plants. Insecticide spraying kills the adults.
ACCESSION #
37309919

 

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