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    • Beetles

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

oz4caster

Date

January 19, 2017 01:07 PM CST

Description

Feeding on a common dandelion bloom.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

franko

Date

January 21, 2017 12:30 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

January 4, 2017 07:25 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

January 4, 2017 07:31 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Poinciana Longicorn Agrianome spinicollis

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

January 4, 2017 07:22 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Christmas Beetles Genus Anoplognathus

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

January 4, 2017 07:17 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

January 4, 2017 07:44 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Darkling Beetles Family Tenebrionidae

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

January 4, 2017 06:48 PM AEDT

Description

Chalcopteroides?

Photos / Sounds

What

Cowboy Beetle Chondropyga dorsalis

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

January 4, 2017 05:11 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Wedge-shaped Beetles Family Ripiphoridae

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

January 4, 2017 07:00 AM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Two-spotted Ladybug Adalia bipunctata

Observer

terraplant

Date

April 26, 2014 11:26 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

fubr

Date

January 21, 2017 04:52 PM CET
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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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