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sambiology

Date

July 31, 2015

Description

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What

Beetles Order Coleoptera

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sambiology

Date

July 31, 2015

Description

Not really sure on this beetle... I'll have to look at families to see if I can narrow it down.

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

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felixcollins

Date

August 1, 2015 01:23 PM NZST

Description

On P. radiata

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Huhu Prionoplus reticularis

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felixcollins

Date

August 1, 2015 01:18 PM NZST

Description

Larvae

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gcwarbler

Date

July 31, 2015

Description

A tiny new longhorn for my image collection; at porchlight, at the end of a rainless July.

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What

Rove Beetles Family Staphylinidae

Observer

treichard

Date

July 20, 2015 11:51 PM EDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Click Beetles Family Elateridae

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treichard

Date

July 20, 2015 11:49 PM EDT

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Click Beetles Family Elateridae

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treichard

Date

July 19, 2015 11:47 PM EDT

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Fireflies Family Lampyridae

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treichard

Date

July 19, 2015 11:44 PM EDT

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

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treichard

Date

July 19, 2015 11:41 PM EDT

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Click Beetles Family Elateridae

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treichard

Date

July 19, 2015 11:33 PM EDT

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

Observer

treichard

Date

July 19, 2015 12:01 AM EDT

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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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