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    • Scarabées, hannetons, coccinelles, carabes et apparentés
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    • Coleópteros
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    • Coleoptera
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    • コウチュウ目
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    • 鞘翅目
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    • Beetles

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Recent observations

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What

Desert Stink Beetles Genus Eleodes

Observer

hannawacker

Date

September 20, 2003

Photos / Sounds

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What

Leaf Beetles Family Chrysomelidae

Observer

hannawacker

Date

September 18, 2003

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What

Desert Stink Beetles Genus Eleodes

Observer

hannawacker

Date

August 24, 2003

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What

Fireflies Family Lampyridae

Observer

hannawacker

Date

August 17, 2003

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sgons2

Date

June 5, 2014

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What

Diurnal Fireflies Genus Ellychnia

Observer

hannawacker

Date

September 16, 2003

Description

Yavapai Co AZ Dead Horse Ranch 9-16-3 RH Coleoptera Lamperi

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sgons2

Date

June 13, 2014

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What

Click Beetles Family Elateridae

Observer

danilo_hegg

Date

December 27, 2015 01:34 AM NZDT

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What

American Carrion Beetle Necrophila americana

Observer

kburke

Date

May 17, 2015

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sgons2

Date

May 23, 2014

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No photos or sounds

Observer

sgons2

Date

April 24, 2014

Description

trapped on green roof

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What

Mediterranean Spotted Chafer Oxythyrea funesta

Observer

flaviorocchi

Date

June 2, 2011

Description

On Sylibum marianum

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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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