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    • Beetles

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Recent observations

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

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charlie

Date

May 24, 2016 03:19 PM EDT

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

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charlie

Date

May 24, 2016 03:14 PM EDT

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Observer

dhobern

Date

May 22, 2016 10:30 PM CEST

Description

Anaspis maculata (Fourcroy, 1785), Søborg, Denmark, 22 May 2016

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

frank11

Date

May 24, 2016 04:55 PM EDT

Description

On dogwood flowers

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What

Spotted Cucumber Beetle Diabrotica undecimpunctata

Observer

ospreyeagle

Date

May 24, 2016 03:53 PM CDT

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What

Six-spotted Tiger Beetle Cicindela sexguttata

Observer

eraskin

Date

May 24, 2016

Description

this green is hard to resist

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Square

Date

May 23, 2016 06:25 PM PDT

Description

Hiding inside a flower of Calochortus splendens.

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carloscarrera

Date

July 20, 2013

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What

Asian lady beetle Harmonia axyridis

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skiman1016

Date

May 24, 2016 04:08 PM EDT

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What

Click Beetles Family Elateridae

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marknenadov

Date

May 23, 2016

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dgreenberger

Date

May 22, 2016 04:34 PM PDT

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What

Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

Observer

suzrj

Date

May 24, 2016

Description

Spotted the little Ladybug in our garden this morning.

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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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