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Stag beetle Pseudolucanus capreolus

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okellhammer

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July 22, 2014 02:35 PM EDT

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Stag beetle Pseudolucanus capreolus

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okellhammer

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July 22, 2014 02:34 PM EDT

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echegaray

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July 21, 2014

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dhobern

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July 22, 2014

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Blister Beetles Family Meloidae

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gviphangnga

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November 12, 2013

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gviphangnga

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July 1, 2014

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

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wingedwolfpsion

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July 23, 2014 12:00 AM CDT

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jmcalpin

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July 22, 2014 10:36 PM CDT

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Beetles (Order Coleoptera) Order Coleoptera

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ctracey

Date

August 21, 2008 01:59 PM EDT

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American Carrion Beetle Necrophila americana

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kylejones

Date

July 22, 2014 04:35 PM EDT

Description

4 species in this pigpile.

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

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tonyg

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July 21, 2014

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Eastern Milkweed Longhorn beetle Tetraopes tetrophthalmus

Observer

vilseskog

Date

June 22, 2014

Description

Seen on the Sourlands, Skillman, NJ, USA. On Asclepias (Apocynaceae)

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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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