Entry from British & World English dictionary
A small brown and metallic-green chafer which sometimes swarms in sunshine and may damage pasture and fruit crops. Also called June bug.
- Phyllopertha horticola, family Scarabaeidae.
- Additionally, research of alternative methods of combating garden chafer grubs is taking place.
- What you've probably got are the larvae of Chafer beetles, usually either cockchafers or garden chafers.
- The mechanism of the control of absorption is being studied in the egg of the garden chafer.
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