Definitions for macrodactylus subspinosus
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word macrodactylus subspinosus
rose chafer, rose bug, Macrodactylus subspinosus(noun)
common North American beetle: larvae feed on roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. rose bushes or apple trees or grape vines
Macrodactylus subspinosus is a North American beetle of the family Scarabaeidae. It is one of at least two beetles in this family known as the "rose chafer", the other being the European Cetonia aurata. M. subspinosus occurs from Eastern Canada to Colorado and is considered a pest of many crops and flowers. It is given its common name of rose chafer because it eats the leaves of roses, although it also feeds on many other plants.
Images & Illustrations of macrodactylus subspinosus
Find a translation for the macrodactylus subspinosus definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these macrodactylus subspinosus definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"macrodactylus subspinosus." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2016. Web. 12 Feb. 2016. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/macrodactylus subspinosus>.