Invasive Species Compendium

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Maladera japonica
(velvety chafer)

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Maladera japonica (velvety chafer)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Maladera japonica
  • Preferred Common Name
  • velvety chafer
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Maladera japonica Motsch.

Preferred Common Name

  • velvety chafer

Other Scientific Names

  • Aserica japonica (Mochul'skii)
  • Autoserica japonica (Mochul'skii)
  • Serica japonica Motschulsky

International Common Names

  • French: petit hanneton

Local Common Names

  • Japan: biroudo-kogane

EPPO code

  • MALDJA

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Scarabaeidae
  •                             Genus: Maladera
  •                                 Species: Maladera japonica