Common Name: Grubworm Scientific Name: Varies Order: Coleoptera Description: Adult beetles, commonly referred to as May beetles or Junebugs are ½ to 5/8 inches long, and reddish brown. White grubs are “C”-shaped larvae, up to 1 inch long, with cream-colored bodies and brown head capsules. They have three pairs of legs, one on each of... Read More →
Some coleopteran larvae have a tapering, flattened, smooth body, others are cylindrical or flat and slender with a hard surface. The pupae of beetles have a form similar to an adult except that the elytra are represented by pads. Beetles are generally well-armoured insects and are reasonably protected against enemies, though most have parasites.