What is this bug

Please look that these pictures and tell me what kind of beetle this is. I see them when I work on my garden at night with artificial white light. They are attracted to the light and fly around a lot. One picture has a ruler showing and you can see that the one I photographed was just under half an inch. (It got caught in my birdbath.)
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Just a swag, but a juvenile Japanese beetle perhaps?
KW
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KW wrote:

No, a juvenile Japanese beetle would be a grub. Like most beetles (all beetles?) they emerge as full size adults. At nearly half an inch, it's already bigger than a Japanese beetle. It looks to me like what most people just call June bugs. Their season should be over by now. We have them here in June but I think they are usually around in May for most of their range.
Steve PS I just saw the first 2 Japanese beetles of the season today. Here they come. :-(
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June beetles, come out here in the south every summer in varying degrees of "lotta bugs." They lay their eggs in the ground and the larvae become a brown headed grub that eats grass roots and other stuff.
George
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