Bug Fact. Exposure to light for longer intervals is responsible for killing June bugs. They are usually found dead in the morning under porch lights and windows. The original June bugs belong to the genus Phyllophaga, which being a very large genus, consists of more than 260 species.What is a June beetle?
June beetle is the common name for several scarab beetles that appear around June in the temperate parts of North America. These beetles belong to the Scarabaeidae family and are popularly called ‘June Bugs’ or ‘May Bugs’, as they appear roughly around late May and throughout June.What do June bugs look like?
They lack any kind of markings, and their under-bodies have more of a hairy texture. They are commonly referred to as ‘backyard pests’, as they destroy vegetation, and their larvae eat up the roots of plants. These bugs are nocturnal and are attracted to light. June bugs can fly; you’ll see swarms of these near street lamps.Where do June bugs live?
June bugs are commonly seen in many areas in the United States, as well as other regions of the world which facilitate their living conditions. Take a look at the life cycle and characteristics of this mini-beast, and also read some interesting facts about it. Like it?