Cotinis aliena

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Keys green June beetle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea
Family: Scarabaeidae
Subfamily: Cetoniinae
Tribe: Gymnetini
Genus: Cotinis
Species: C. aliena
Binomial name
Cotinis aliena
Woodruff, 2008

Cotinis aliena (also Keys green June beetle[1]) is a species of Cotinis found in the Florida Keys.[2]

This species is considered to be critically imperiled because it is only known from three localities in the Florida Keys and one locality in southern peninsular Florida. No specimens have been found since 1998.[3] Development and pesticides are the most likely threats to its survival.

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