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The Variegated June Beetle (Polyphylla comes) is one of the Lined June Beetles in the Scarabeidae (scarab beetles) family and native to the Southern Appalachians in the eastern US. The adults are about one inch long and fly in the months of May through July. They are nocturnal and attracted to lights, thus can be caught with a light trap at night. The larvae live underground as white grubs and feed on roots.


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