Japanese-beetle definitions

A metallic green and brown scarab beetle (Popillia japonica) native to eastern Asia, the larvae and adults of which feed on and damage the roots, foliage, and fruits of many North American turf, ornamental, and crop plants.
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A shiny, green-and-brown scarab beetle (Popillia japonica), orig. from Japan, which eats leaves, fruits, grasses, and roses and is damaging to crops.
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A species of beetle with iridescent copper-colored elytra and green thorax and head, Popillia japonica.
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