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    • Papaka
    • Beetle
    • Beetles
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    • besouro
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    • Coleoptera
  • Italian
    • Coleotteri
  • Spanish
    • Escarabajos y parientes

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Recent observations

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Observer

sambiology

Date

October 22, 2014

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What

Dung Beetle Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

csavy

Date

August 14, 2014

Place

Guyana (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Darkling Beetles Family Tenebrionidae

Observer

mdwarriner

Date

October 22, 2014 02:16 PM CDT

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Square

What

Whirligig Beetles Family Gyrinidae

Observer

dealfarms

Date

October 5, 2014 06:05 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ladybugs Family Coccinellidae

Observer

ncmns

Date

July 24, 2014 10:11 AM EDT

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What

True Weevils Family Curculionidae

Observer

aman

Date

October 19, 2014

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Square

What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

October 19, 2014 03:46 PM PDT

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What

Escarabajos y parientes Order Coleoptera

Observer

noe

Date

July 24, 2014

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Square

What

Seven-spotted Ladybird Coccinella septempunctata

Observer

alexminico

Date

October 6, 2010

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What

Orange Ladybird Halyzia sedecimguttata

Observer

marcello

Date

August 12, 2014 10:34 AM CEST

Description

Halyzia sedecimguttata

Photos / Sounds

What

Escarabajos ampolleros Family Meloidae

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

October 7, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

October 7, 2014
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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...

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