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    • Beetles
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Acacia Click Beetle Tetralobus flabellicornis

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

February 24, 2015 01:26 PM CAT

Description

Giant Acacia Click Beetle

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

buffalobeal

Date

August 29, 2014

Description

Epicauta lauta

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

buffalobeal

Date

August 3, 2013

Description

Staphalynid (Rove) beetle (not identified to species level)

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bark Beetle (Scolytinae) Subfamily Scolytinae

Observer

tchristensen

Date

March 2, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sawtoothed grain beetle Oryzaephilus surinamensis

Observer

bluebear452

Date

March 2, 2015

Description

It has six legs, a hard shell, and two antennae.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Armored Stink Beetle Eleodes armatus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

February 28, 2015 11:39 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California Glowworm Ellychnia californica

Observer

damontighe

Date

March 1, 2015 12:43 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotless Ladybird Beetle Cycloneda sanguinea

Observer

finatic

Date

February 21, 2015 01:04 PM PST

Description

Santa Barbara County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

finatic

Date

February 16, 2015 02:43 PM PST

Description

Mendocino County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Beetle Megasoma elephas

Observer

ignacio_march

Date

July 21, 1984

Description

Escarabajo Megasoma elephas utilizado por un niño lacandon como juguete volador al amarrar un hilo en una pata

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

enricoschifani

Date

March 1, 2015

Place

Mondello (Google, OSM)
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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.