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  Sugarcane White Grub (female)

 

Thailand

A large beetle, commonly known as  Sugarcane White Grub, after their larvae that feed on the roots of sugarcane, and in Thai called malaeng noon luang.

 

Females are overall whitish-grey, whereas males are pale brownish (fig.). On average these beetles measure between 3.5 to 4.7 centimeters. See also List of Thai Insect Names.

See also WILDLIFE PICTURES.

 

  Sugarcane White Grub (female)