Ten-lined June beetle

Ten lined june beetle

Eugene E. Nelson, Bugwood.org

  • Beetle (Coleoptera) – Polyphylla decemlineata
  • Found in western USA in sandy soil
  • Cream, C-shaped larvae
  • Feeds on roots, resulting in clusters of weak trees
  • Beetles are 2.5 cm long with white stripes on back and are attracted to light


Scientific name: Polyphylla decemlineata
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Beetles & weevils (COLEOPTERA)

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol