Kōrero: Beetles

Grass killed by grass grubs (2 o 2)

Grass killed by grass grubs

These patches of dead grass on Māngere Island – one of the Chatham Islands – have been damaged by grass grubs. The C-shaped larvae of grass grub beetles live in the soil and kill grass and other plants by eating their roots.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10050498
Photograph by Don Merton

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John Marris, 'Beetles - Beetles and humans', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14385/grass-killed-by-grass-grubs (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā John Marris, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007