Dichelonyx sp.


Dichelonyx sp., Chafer photo

Family: Scarabaeidae

Subfamily: Melolonthinae

Length: 7-13 mm


Members of this genus are more elongate than the average Scarab.

The larvae feed on tree roots but are not considered to be of economic importance.

Adults (depending on the species of Dichelonyx) may be found on Oaks, Hickories, Pines, or on fruit trees.

Insects of West Virginia