Subfamily - Melolonthinae

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum


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4 results for "Melolonthinae"

Dichelonyx kirbyi

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

SeasonalityAdults collected in early summer from May to July IdentificationFairly large member of the genus Dichelonyx compared to other Alberta species, 8.5-9.5 mm. Entirely pale brownish yellow with slight green or purple reflections in certain lights; clypeal suture not impressed; head and pronotum closely punctate, transverse apical sulcus deep and near apical margin (Downie & Arnett 1996: 685). Also known as D. testacea, and possibly D. linearis.

Dichelonyx backii

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

SeasonalityAdults collected in early summer from May to July. IdentificationAdults 7-8.5 mm, somewhat variable in color but head and pronotum as well as tibiae and femori very dark brown to black. Elytra brilliant green to blue green with metallic sheen, easy to confuse with Dichelonyx fulgida but smaller and lacks any orange or reddish medial overtones on the elytra.

Dichelonyx fulgida

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

SeasonalityAdults collected primarily in June and July. IdentificationAdults 8.5-9.5 mm, similar in appearance to Dichelonyx backi but larger, often head, pronotum and limbs much lighter, clearly testaceous not black, if dark, then elytra not as bluish green as backi having purple to reddish overtones medially.

Phyllophaga sp.

University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum