Pachnoda Sinuata, Did You Play With These In Your Childhood?


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Pachnoda sinuata, the garden fruit chafer or brown-and-yellow fruit chafer, is a species of beetle found South of the Sahara.

The species is part of the large family Scarabaeidae, which also include the scarabs and dung beetles. This species is large with a smooth carapace. Colouration is variable but basically yellow with dark brown central area broken by yellow spots and a transverse yellow line across the rear of the elytra.