Invasive SpeciesJapanese beetle

Popillia japonica
NOT FOUND by Charlotte
2014-08-22
Portland
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Beth
Peer reviewed by
Field Notes
Square stem was noted Purple flowers are visible Evidence of spreading Evidence of some herbivory
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
The plants were examined closely, we looked under the leaves as we'll, and there were no beetles to found.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Popillia japonica
Common name:
Japanese beetle
Sampling method: 
Quadrat (user-placement)
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.647300 °
Longitude: 
W -70.260770 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Name:
Under the Bridge, Commercial Street
Trip date: 
Fri, 2014-08-22 10:00
Town or city: 
Portland
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Presumpscot
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
10 different species
Evidence of vectors: 
Boat ramp
Boats
Paved road
People
Construction
Cargo containers
Tree canopy cover: 
Soil moisture: 
Saturated

Comments

Great job and nice sleuthing! Hope you had a fun time in the field.

Best,
Kansas