Adoretus sinicus

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Adoretus sinicus
Adoretus sinicus.jpg
The beetle feeding
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Scarabaeidae
Genus: Adoretus
Species: A. sinicus
Binomial name
Adoretus sinicus
Burmeister, 1855

Adoretus sinicus or the Chinese rose beetle is a scarab beetle, and a member of the genus Adoretus, subgenus Adoretus.

Food[edit]

Damage caused by feeding

In Oʻahu it feeds on the indigenous ʻakiohala (Hibiscus furcellatus)[1] and maʻo hau hele (Hibiscus brackenridgei).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hibiscus furcellatus". Native Plants Hawaii. 4 January 2017.