Chafer Beetles - Identifying Garden Chafer Grubs, Summer Chafer Grubs and Welsh Chafer Grubs

Chafer Beetles - Identifying Garden Chafer Grubs, Summer Chafer Grubs and Welsh Chafer Grubs

Identifying the species of chafer grub is quite difficult, but identifying the Adult Beetle is very easy. 

Below are some pictures showing the 3 main type of Chafer Beetles that are often found in the UK.

 

 

Garden Chafer Beetle - Phyllopertha horticola (Linnaeus, 1758)

GARDEN CHAFER - Phyllopertha horticola (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

 

 


 

 

 

Summer Chafer Beetle - Amphimallon solstitiale (Linnaeus, 1758)

SUMMER CHAFER - Amphimallon solstitiale (Linnaeus, 1758)




 

 

 

Welsh Chafer Beetle - Hoplia philanthus (Füessly, 1775)

WELSH CHAFER - Hoplia philanthus (Füessly, 1775)

 

 

 

Posted on 09/02/2020

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