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Polybaphes sanguinolenta

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Scarabaeidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Subfamily  Cetoniinae
Genus  Polybaphes
Order  Beetle
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Polybaphes sanguinolenta is a species of fruit and flower chafers belonging to the family Scarabaeidae, subfamily Cetoniinae.

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Description

Polybaphes sanguinolenta can reach a length of about 15–16 millimetres (0.59–0.63 in). Elytra are black with yellow markings.

It is considered a pest of Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) and cotton.

Distribution

This species is widespread in West, East and South Africa (Senegal, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast, RCA, South Africa, Uganda).

References

Polybaphes sanguinolenta Wikipedia


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