Re: [gardeners] Speaking of insects...

Lon J. Rombough (
Thu, 09 Aug 2001 16:41:33 -0700

Run, don't walk, to the nearest extension agent and let them know.  It
sounds very much like a Japanese beetle.
>From: Ron Hay <>
>To: gardeners <>
>Subject: [gardeners] Speaking of insects...
>Date: Thu, Aug 9, 2001, 2:45 PM

>Hello, again, friends,
>Does anyone have a clue as to what kind of beetle was eating the ripe
>fruit on our nectarine tree? It's about an inch long, half an inch wide,
>with teal blue metallic wings. Its wings create quite a buzz when it
>flies. I have never seen such an insect before. It is as beautiful as it
>was destructive.
>Van Nuys, CA