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Alphabetical List of Critters - European Chafer

picture of a European Chafer adult beetleThe European ChaferAmphimallon majalis (Razoumowsky)–is a serious pest of lawns and turf of all kinds, but it is also a pest of many vegetables, fruits, field crops, and nursery and ornamental plants.  The damaging stage is the larval/grub stage, and the somewhat white, C-shaped grubs are part of an entire group of related genera that are collectively referred to as “white grubs,” and these are very destructive to lawns/turf in particular.

a grub and pupa of the European Chafer species of scarab beetle

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