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    • Papaka
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    • besouro
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Recent observations

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 09:10 PM PDT

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 08:52 PM PDT

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 08:43 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 09:24 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 08:24 PM PDT

Description

bugguide.net/node/view/443611
Introduced into California from Australia in 1892 for control of the black scale - Saissetia oleae

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 08:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 08:25 PM PDT

Description

Tanarthrus alutaceus
insects.oeb.harvard.edu/mcz/Species_record.php?id=4675
According to "Field Guide to the Beetles of California", Evans & Hogue, this is a common species found exclusively around the salt marshes of interior southern CA such as the Salton Sea.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Leaf Beetles Family Chrysomelidae

Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 08:41 PM PDT

Description

Probably in the tribe Typophorini.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 08:23 PM PDT

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 08:37 PM PDT

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 08:30 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 24, 2014 07:57 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Coleoptera /koʊliːˈɒptərə/ order of insects is commonly called beetles. The word "coleoptera" is from the Greek κολεός, koleos, meaning "sheath"; and πτερόν, pteron, meaning "wing", thus "sheathed wing", because most beetles have two pairs of wings, the front pair, the "elytra", being hardened and thickened into a sheath-like, or shell-like, protection for the rear pair, and for the rear part of the beetle's body. The superficial consistency of most beetles' morphology, in particular their possession...

No range data available.