Simple Definition of Japanese beetle
: a small green and brown beetle that is originally from Asia and that causes damage to plants in the U.S.
Full Definition of Japanese beetle
: a small metallic green and brown scarab beetle (Popillia japonica) that has been introduced into eastern North America from Japan and as a grub feeds on the roots of grasses and decaying vegetation and as an adult eats foliage and fruits
JAPANESE BEETLE Defined for Kids
Definition of Japanese beetle
: a small glossy green or brown Asian beetle now found in the United States that as a grub feeds on roots and as an adult eats leaves and fruits
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