Brassicogethes aeneus (Fabricius, 1775)
Meligethes aeneus (Fabricius, 1775), Meligethes californicus Reitter, 1871, Meligethes dauricus Motschulsky, 1849, Meligethes moerens LeConte, 1868, Meligethes mutates Harold, 1868, Meligethes ruficornis LeConte, 1859, Meligethes rufimanus LeConte, 1857
Rape beetle, blossom beetle, pollen beetle, rape blossom beetle.
Declared Pest, Prohibited - s12
Prohibited organisms are declared pests by virtue of section 22(1), and may only be imported and kept subject to permits. Permit conditions applicable to some species may only be appropriate or available to research organisations or similarly secure institutions.