Sporadic sightings have occured in western states. The body is 1/2″ long, has a distinctive metallic green sheen, and wing covers are copper colored. Larvae that live in the soil are white, C-shaped grubs. Adults feed on flowers and foliage during the day. They can fly as far as 5 miles at a clip. These beetles feed on fruiting and ornamental flowering plants and rosebushes. The grubs chew the roots of grasses and garden plants. They feed and mate from June to August. Hand pick them off of plants and drown them in soapy water. Neem insecticide deters beetles from feeding on rosebushes.