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Fig beetles out in high numbers

Have you seen me? These beetles are velvety green, about one inch long and 1/2 an inch wide. The top is a dull green with yellow-brown markings on the wings and the underside is bright, metallic green with yellow-orange markings. Larvae are creamy white, c-shaped larvae with well developed head capsules and legs. Larvae (also called grubs) can grow over an inch in length. Green June beetle. Photo by Drees. Adults are large and conspicuous. They like to eat thin-skinned fruits (such as grapes, peaches, figs and others)… Read More →