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Garden Chafer

Garden Chafer -

The Garden Chafer (Phyllopertha horticola) is a species of beetle in the Scarabaeidae family.

Fairly widespread in Britain, this medium-sized beetle is often found in gardens and fields, feeding on various grasses. The head and thorax is green in colour, while the elytra is a brown, which makes this a fairly colourful beetle. This beetle can be seen in summer as an adult.