Scientific name: Arthropoda: Insecta: Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Cotinis nitida
Common Name: Green June Beetle
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Monongahela National Forest
Keywords: A FEFT Green June Beetle Monongahela National Forest West Virginia
Our Forest Ecology Class found these larvae on a road.
Perhaps they left the soil because it was so wet in the area.
Green June Beetle locomote on their backs when they are out of soil.
They vomited on the hand of our intrepid course teaching assistant.
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