Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Pachnoda
Family: Scarabaeidae (Insecta/Coleoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
sinuata
NOTES

A rather square beetle with gaps on the sides of the elytra to allow the hind wings to unfold for flight. Adults feed by day on plant juices. They lay their eggs in manure or compost heaps and the pupae develop in large egg-shaped clay shells.


AUTHORITY
(Fabricius, 1775)
Sub Author
Conservation
Frequent
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: Black with yellow spots and markings
Colour: Black
Common Name
Flower chafer
Fruit chafer
Beetle
Habitat
NOTES: Frequents flowers in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Cetonia sinuata
Scarabaeus sinuosa



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