Can anyone identify these pests?

amyhasMarch 26, 2014

Hi. I have these bugs eating my roses. Does anyone know what they are and how do I get rid of them? Normal pesticides aren't working as they fly away and just come back.
Thanks

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NOACCEPTANCE772(8a)

I think they are Japanese beetles.
Take a closer photo.
Just pick em off and rip them in half like I do. lol
Or if not, place them in soapy water and let em drown.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2014 at 11:19AM
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henryinct

Hard to tell from the picture but here's something it could be.

Here is a link that might be useful: Oriental Beetle

    Bookmark   March 27, 2014 at 1:02PM
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henryinct

Oriental beetles are voracious feeders on roses.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2014 at 1:06PM
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