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gonzalezii

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May 21, 2015 11:57 AM CDT

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tiggrx

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May 23, 2015

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laiadt

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May 22, 2015

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Darkling Beetles & Allies Superfamily Tenebrionoidea

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hamishmcw

Date

May 26, 2015

Description

Three beetles (possibly Salpingidae, narrow-waisted bark beetles) found huddled together under a flake of bark on a pine tree, by a student in 9SH. Tarsal formula 5-5-4, with rows of little puncture holes down its wing cases.

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Shining Flower Beetles Family Phalacridae

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direbecca

Date

May 24, 2015

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stephen_thorpe

Date

April 3, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AU, Auckland Island.

Habitat: Rata forest. Pitfall trap RA3. 30 March - 3 April 2015. Collected by J. C. Russell.

Identification: Oopterus clivinoides Guérin-Méneville, 1841. Eighty one adults, some of them teneral. A mixture of two species, mostly Oopterus plicaticollis, but a few Oopterus clivinoides.

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

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taratara

Date

May 25, 2015 11:50 AM EDT

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Wetlands

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stephen_thorpe

Date

April 3, 2015

Description

Locality: NEW ZEALAND AU, Auckland Island.

Habitat: Rata forest. Pitfall trap RA3. 30 March - 3 April 2015. Collected by J. C. Russell.

Identification: ALEOCHARINAE. Male.

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valeriacuellar

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May 16, 2015

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Beetles Order Coleoptera

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swpip

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May 25, 2015 03:22 PM PDT

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Convergent Lady Beetle Hippodamia convergens

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swpip

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May 25, 2015 02:08 PM PDT

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stephen_thorpe

Date

April 3, 2015

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Locality: NEW ZEALAND AU, Auckland Island.

Habitat: Rata forest. Pitfall trap RA3. 30 March - 3 April 2015. Collected by J. C. Russell.

Identification: Paracatops sp. Twenty five adults (both sexes), one missed from second photo.

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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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