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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotless Ladybird Beetle Cycloneda sanguinea

Observer

glmory

Date

March 28, 2015 08:15 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Orakei, Pourewa Reserve.

Habitat: Pitfall traps. Collected by G. Hall. Set for about 1 week. Habitat must have been in bush (check with Grace).

Identification: CYRTOSCYDMINI. Female of a flightless species. Identified by S. E. Thorpe.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Orakei, Pourewa Reserve.

Habitat: Pitfall traps. Collected by G. Hall. Set for about 1 week. Habitat must have been in bush (check with Grace).

Identification: Pristoderus bakewellii (Pascoe, 1866). Identified by S. E. Thorpe.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Orakei, Pourewa Reserve.

Habitat: Pitfall traps. Collected by G. Hall. Set for about 1 week. Habitat must have been in bush (check with Grace).

Identification: Amphiplatys lawsoni Sharp, 1877. Identified by S. E. Thorpe.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Orakei, Pourewa Reserve.

Habitat: Pitfall traps. Collected by G. Hall. Set for about 1 week. Habitat must have been in bush (check with Grace).

Identification: Paromalia setiger Broun, 1880. Identified by S. E. Thorpe.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Orakei, Pourewa Reserve.

Habitat: Pitfall traps. Collected by G. Hall. Set for about 1 week. Habitat must have been in bush (check with Grace).

Identification: Trinodicalles terricola (Broun, 1885). Identified by S. E. Thorpe.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AK, suburb of Orakei, Pourewa Reserve.

Habitat: Pitfall traps. Collected by G. Hall. Set for about 1 week. Habitat must have been in bush (check with Grace).

Identification: Exomesites optimus Broun, 1886. Identified by S. E. Thorpe.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Date

July 9, 2008

Photos / Sounds

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

March 10, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Pennsylvania leatherwing Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

Observer

wsc

Date

October 30, 2014 09:45 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

jmcalpin

Date

March 27, 2015 06:26 PM CDT

Description

Found dead in pool.

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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.