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  • Korean
    • 딱정벌레
  • French
    • Scarabées, hannetons, coccinelles, carabes et apparentés
    • Coléoptère
  • Portuguese
    • Coleópteros
    • Escaravelhos
    • Besouros
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    • Жесткокрылые или Жуки
  • Belarusian
    • Цвердакрылыя
    • Жукі
  • Spanish
    • Escarabajos y parientes
    • Coleópteros
  • German
    • Käfer
  • Scientific Names
    • Coleoptera
  • Italian
    • Coleotteri
  • Japanese
    • コウチュウ目
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 鞘翅目
  • English
    • Beetles

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Recent observations

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Desert Stink Beetles Genus Eleodes

Observer

glmory

Date

June 24, 2016 06:48 PM PDT

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May Beetles Genus Phyllophaga

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franko

Date

June 24, 2016

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pbedell

Date

June 24, 2016 10:02 PM EDT

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Banded Longhorn Typocerus velutinus

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pbedell

Date

June 24, 2016 10:02 PM EDT

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pbedell

Date

June 24, 2016 10:02 PM EDT

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anthonybrooks

Date

June 19, 2016

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Milkweed Leaf Beetle Labidomera clivicollis

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loriannkayaker

Date

May 30, 2016

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

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yeeun

Date

June 25, 2016 11:03 PM JST

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Click Beetles Family Elateridae

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constance

Date

June 20, 2016 09:41 PM PDT

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June Beetles Subfamily Melolonthinae

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constance

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June 20, 2016 09:39 PM PDT

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Soldier Beetles Family Cantharidae

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constance

Date

June 20, 2016 09:10 PM PDT

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Diabolical Ironclad Beetle Phloeodes diabolicus

Observer

biohexx1

Date

June 24, 2016
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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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