Rose Chafer with Hind Wings Extended
The body of the rose chafer is encased with a hard crust. The front wings are modified to form hard coverings extending over the hinder part of the body. The front wings protect the hind wings.
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Nicholson, George The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening, Div. VI (London, England: L. Upcott Gill, 1884)