- Scientific name: Oxythyrea
- Phylum: Arthropoda
- Order: Beetle
- Rank: Genus
- Higher classification: Scarabs
The genus Oxythyrea consists of a number of chafer beetle species. Members are typically about 10–15 mm in size, and are usually black with white dots or lines on the thorax, elytra, and abdomen; each species has its own distinctive pattern. Oxythyreas is active during the day and is often found on flowers, feeding.