ID Please

Thunder Bay , Canada

This very large beetle was on my hanging basket plant this morning. I'm thinking June Bug but have no idea as I can't seem to find anything similar online. It was about thumb size, quite large.

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Minot, ND

It does belong to the group of scarab beetles in the subfamily Melolonthinae known commonly as May beetles or June bugs. Yours likely is in the genus Phyllophaga; you can see some different examples at https://pbase.com/tmurray74/scarab_beetles_subfamily_melolonthinae_may_beetles__june_bugs

Thunder Bay , Canada

Thank you so much! Itís quite an imposing creature when you first see it. Iím glad I was able to photograph it before it left.

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