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May Beetles and Junebugs
(Melolonthinae, Gymnopyge spp.)

Invertebrates Around Las Vegas, Wildlife Around Las Vegas
Scarab Beetle

General: May Beetles and Junebugs are also called Chafing Beetles. Adults in this genus are diurnal and feed on flowers or pollen. Eggs are laid in the soil during summer. Larvae (grubs) develop over winter, pupate, and emerge the next summer.

Scarab Beetle Scarab Beetle
Scarab Beetle Gymnopyge
Gymnopyge
Chafing Beetle from Basin and Range National Monument
Gymnopyge
Chafing Beetle from Basin and Range National Monument
Gymnopyge Gymnopyge
Gymnopyge Gymnopyge

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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