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    • Beetles

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lady Beetles Family Coccinellidae

Date

February 20, 2016 11:45 PM PST

Description

Two lady beetles.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

July 3, 2016 02:38 PM EDT

Description

03 Jul 2016.
Buckingham Springs, Bucks Co, PA.
Found on Lonicera morrowii.
ID courtesy of Blaine Mathison.

Photos / Sounds

What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

grahame

Date

November 27, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Metallic Wood-boring Beetles Family Buprestidae

Date

September 30, 2009 11:54 AM EDT

Description

Mushroom workshop at Queens University Biological Station (QUBS). Led by Richard Aaron.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Alexander beetle Megadromus antarcticus

Date

December 8, 2016

Description

Lost its head.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Ladybeetles Subfamily Coccinellinae

Observer

jacobbrooks

Date

October 28, 2016 03:40 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lady Beetles Family Coccinellidae

Observer

q99of9

Date

December 4, 2016 02:45 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Oil Beetles Genus Meloe

Observer

jenny

Date

December 8, 2016 03:02 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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Date

September 20, 2010 11:15 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Date

October 31, 2016 02:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Longhorn Beetles Family Cerambycidae

Date

June 23, 2015 12:54 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Asian Lady Beetle Harmonia axyridis

Observer

justice_lane

Date

December 8, 2016 01:04 PM CST
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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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