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Recent observations

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Ladybird Beetles Family Coccinellidae

Observer

melrodgers

Date

September 20, 2014 08:50 AM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

June 20, 2014 01:53 AM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

magazhu

Date

September 19, 2014

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paulo

Date

September 19, 2014 05:18 PM CDT

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

aaronhernandez

Date

September 19, 2014 12:50 PM ADT

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No photos or sounds

What

Whirligig Beetle Gyrinus substriatus

Observer

svarner

Date

the past

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No photos or sounds

What

Lesser Glow-worm Phosphaenus hemipterus

Observer

dtm112

Date

September 16, 2014 10:18 PM EDT

Description

Along trail near lake

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No photos or sounds

What

Goldenrod Soldier Beetle Chauliognathus pensylvanicus

Observer

dtm112

Date

September 18, 2014 10:36 AM EDT

Description

On a golden flower next to the softball field

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Observer

kueda

Date

September 19, 2014 05:35 PM EDT

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Desert Stink Beetles Genus Eleodes

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

September 19, 2014 11:29 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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Texas Ironclad Beetle Zopherus nodulosus ssp. haldemani

Observer

akfife1

Date

September 19, 2014

Description

Found on back porch by pool.

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Longhorn Beetles Family Cerambycidae

Observer

aztekium

Date

August 29, 2014 04:53 PM CDT
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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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