- Distribution: Originally from Japan and Taiwan. Widespread through southeast Asia and Pacific Islands
- Hosts: Over 250 plants. Wide variety o f ornamentals and cultivated crops.
- Damage: Lace-like or shot with holes appearance on leaves caused by adults
- Management: Insignificant biological control. Green muscardine fungus destroys many larvae and adults during wet season. Pesticides not noted.
- Per AAA President Steve Connolly, these pests feed at night. One way to prevent damage is to shine lights on trees at night.
Source: Adoretus sinicus (Burmeister), Chinese Rose Beetle, by Ronald F.L. Mau and Jayma L. Martin Kessing, University of Hawaii Department of Entomology, Crop Knowledge Master, March 1991.