Popillia japonica Newman
Adults are metallic green-bronze with reddish wing covers and several white spots near the abdomen tip and along the sides.
Mid-Atlantic Orchard Monitoring Guide
Japanese beetles can be present from June through September. Beetles lay eggs underground in grassy areas near vineyards, preferring soil with moisture.This pest can be a problem particularly in new vineyards using grow tubes. Frequent monitoring is required to reduce the risk of severe damage.