Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Macrodactylus subspinosus
(rose chafer)



Macrodactylus subspinosus (rose chafer)


  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Macrodactylus subspinosus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • rose chafer
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Macrodactylus subspinosus (Fabricius)

Preferred Common Name

  • rose chafer

International Common Names

  • English: rose, chafer
  • French: scarabee du rosier; scarabée du rosier

EPPO code

  • MACOSB (Macrodactylus subspinosus)

Taxonomic Tree

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

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

North America

MexicoUnconfirmed record
USAUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-ConnecticutUnconfirmed record
-MichiganUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
-OhioUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Asaphes suspensus Parasite
Dendrocerus carpenteri Parasite
Metarhizium anisopliae Pathogen
Ovavesicula popilliae Pathogen
Paenibacillus popilliae Pathogen
Rickettsiella popilliae Pathogen

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