May beetle

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Synonyms for May beetle

any of various large European beetles destructive to vegetation as both larvae and adult

any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring

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Yes, there are also May beetles, June beetles and chinch bugs, but let us focus on those from Asia.
Japanese beetles (Popillia japonica) and May beetles (Phylophaga spp.
June Bug Also called May beetles, these relatively large, stout beetles are most often encountered in May and June, buzzing around lights or banging against screens and windows.