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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phyllophaga

Phyllophaga is a very large genus (more than 260 species) of New World scarab beetles in the subfamily Melolonthinae. Common names for this genus and many other related genera in the subfamily Melolonthinae are May beetles, June bugs, and June beetles.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_bug

June bug or Junebug may refer to: Contents. [hide]. 1 Beetles; 2 Entertainment. 2.1 Songs; 2.2 Fictional characters; 2.3 Films. 3 People; 4 Other uses ...

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What in the heck is the purpose of the June Bug besides to bug you? I have watched ... Like all life, it's only purpose is to survive. Whatever ...

www.britannica.com/animal/June-beetle

June beetle (genus Phyllophaga), also called May beetle or June bug, genus of nearly 300 species of beetles belonging to the widely distributed plant-eating ...

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Apr 16, 1998 ... Jack, June bugs, or also called 'May beetles' are a type of beetle called a Scarab beetle (related to dung-rolling beetles). They are sometimes ...

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The June bug (June beetle) helps control plant growth by eating plants. It is also a food source for other insects, birds and other animals that prey.

nature.mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/may-beetles-june-bugs

The common name “June bug” is frowned upon, since “bug,” in its technical sense, refers to a completely different group of insects that are not beetles. Life cycle:.

www.bugfacts.net/june-bug.php

June Bug: Insect field guide to the most commonly found insects and non-insects in North America.

animals.mom.me/life-cycles-june-bugs-6317.html

June bugs -- also referred to as June beetles -- are common insects in North America and other parts of the world. More than 100 species exist in genus ...

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The life of a June bug begins as a larva living underground, eating roots of grasses and many other plants. They feed at night on vegetation such as tree leaves ...