Invasive SpeciesJapanese beetle

Popillia japonica
FOUND by Jenna_Bickford
2013-07-17
Farmington
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Cameron B
Peer reviewed by Caitlyn Y
Field Notes
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
It looks exactly as the ID cards had described and it in the guidelines.
Photo of my evidence.
It has the same colors and looks like the picture.
Photo of my evidence.
It destroys the leaves just like the ID card described.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Popillia japonica
Common name:
Japanese beetle
Count of individuals: 
1-10
Coverage: 
Reproduction: 
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.665440 °
Longitude: 
W -70.153402 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
Sandy River
Trip date: 
Wed, 2013-07-17 10:03
Town or city: 
Farmington
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Upper Androscoggin
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
Evidence of vectors: 
Tree canopy cover: 
Soil moisture: 
Moist

Comments

Great observation, and I think the pictures are the best part. You did a really nice job with the focus, really showing the key features of the beetle. Keep up the good work, and keep tracking the Japanese beetle around Maine!

-Kansas