Please ID this big bug on a leaf of a grapevine
Nice photos, maybe you can post this on the insect identification forum if you don't get an answer here.
I myself found the reply in Google images: it is the scarabeus Melolontha melolontha. Solved
This message was edited Jan 14, 2013 12:47 PM
Best definition: Melolontha vulgaris. Larvae: common cockhafer.
We as gardeners are always worried about the pest that will suck our beautiful garden dry. Orius insidiosus, a type of flower bug, are a pest’s worse enemy and a grower’s best friend.
Ah yes, the Minute Pirate bug....another member of the beneficial bug tribe.