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Distinctive, nocturnal beetles; generally strong fliers. Vegetarian and can be a pest in gardens, farms and forests.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

For more information about a species click/tap its photograph:

Common Cockchafer

Melolontha melolontha

Summer Chafer

Amphimallon solstitiale

Brown Chafer

Serica brunnea

Garden Chafer

Phyllopertha horticola

Rose Chafer

Cetonia cuprea